Primers

Just what is akvavit? A quick primer on the Scandinavian spirit

Akvavit is a distilled spirit flavoured with caraway, dill or coriander (or with all of them) and with other botanicals. Although the way it’s made varies, akvavit is a drink common to Scandinavia — a savoury, flavoursome spirit.

How to become a drinks writer — a little advice

Maybe you're a bartender, and you want to write about cocktails, bars, or the booze industry more broadly — here's a little advice on how to become a drinks writer.