Stories from the world of drinks and cocktails - with a Nordic twist. Expand your knowledge and get inspired.
6 x Spritz Cocktails for Summer
Soak up the summer sun with a Spritz in your hand. Learn how to make summer's most refreshing cocktail in 6 different flavors.
5 x Boozy Dessert Toppings
Syrups, jams, and other dessert toppings can be easily spiced up and elevated by adding a splash of your favorite liquor. Try these five dreamy toppings!
Meet the people of Koskenkorva: Päivi Koskenkorva
Koskenkorva Vodka has been distilled in the Koskenkorva village since 1953. Today we’re meeting Päivi Koskenkorva, the fourth matron of the Koskenkorva estate.
With summer comes Koskenkorva Vodka 7 Botanicals
It’s finally that time of the year when Koskenkorva releases their limited-edition summer vodka, Koskenkorva 7 Botanicals 2023.
Cocktails for Easter Brunch
Easter officially marks the beginning of spring and what better way to celebrate that than Easter Sunday Brunch and delicious cocktails!
3 ways to gift wrap a bottle
Wondering how to gift wrap a bottle beautifully and easily? Use these three ideas to gift wrap bottles like a pro.
Sustainable vodka from the village
In the village of Koskenkorva in Finland, sustainability is a way of life. Koskenkorva Distillery is on-track to be fully carbon-neutral by 2026.
Learning the essence of salty liquorice ie. salmiakki
Salty liquorice – salmiakki in Finnish - is a unique candy which is known only to approximately 1 % of the world’s population.
Koskenkorva Salmiakki - the liqueur that became too popular in Finland
Koskenkorva Salmiakki, a liqueur made of Koskenkorva Vodka and salty liquorice, was introduced to the Finnish market in the early 1990s.
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Creating the ultimate hot chocolate bar
There’s nothing better than inviting friends over & warming up over a cup of hot chocolate. Grab our tips on setting up a hot cocoa bar for a cozy evening.
3 x DIY cocktail gifts
Looking for the perfect small gift for a cocktail enthusiast? Here are three cocktail-themed gifts that are super easy to make.
Aquavit in Cocktails
During the recent years, aquavit has gained strong foothold in the bursting cocktail scene in northern Europe. Bartenders around Scandinavia are mixing tasty and interesting cocktails from aquavit.
The history of aquavit
For hundreds of years barrels of caraway-spiced aquavit from the north have travelled the seas around the world.
What is regenerative farming?
Koskenkorva Vodka Climate Action is the world’s first vodka made entirely from regeneratively farmed barley. But what does regenerative farming actually mean?
Coffee is an essential part of Nordic drinking culture
One can’t really talk about Nordic drinking culture without mentioning coffee. Finns are some of the biggest coffee drinkers in the world.
Valhalla Marinated Salmon
What do you get when you put two Nordic favorites; fish and Valhalla Herb Liqueur together? Valhalla marinated salmon, of course!
Easter Aquavit Guide
There is at least one spiced spirit for every type of Easter food. Find out Master Blender Jonas Odland's schnaps tips for the Easter table.
Christmas Schnaps Guide
A Christmas menu without aquavit is hardly complete in Scandinavia. Learn how to match aquavit with different kinds of Christmas food.
Hamburgers made with Valhalla Herb Liqueur – yes please! Learn how to make these mouth-watering hamburgers for the next cookout with friends or family.
Valhalla French Toast
French toast and raspberry sauce made with Valhalla Herb Liqueur is not only a delicious dessert but an easy one to make too. Try it today!
5 x Friendship Day Cocktails
Others call it Valentine’s Day, we in Finland call it Friendship Day. Toast to friendships with these five cocktails.
The glögg season is getting longer
Glögg, considered a traditional Christmas drink, has steadily been gaining ground outside its typical consumption season thanks to its versatility.
Koskenkorva Salmiakki and other liqueurs awarded with several gold medals
Koskenkorva has received several awards in prominent international spirits competitions
Drink Sustainably: Koskenkorva Vodka Climate Action
Vodka that fights the the climate change: Koskenkorva Vodka Climate Action is the first vodka in the world made entirely from regeneratively farmed barley.
How to repurpose bottles?
Glass is a durable material that can (and should) be recycled but also reused. Give your glass bottle a second life with our easy repurposing ideas.
3 x gift box ideas
Find three gift box recommendations for the foodie, cocktail enthusiast, or hygge seeker in your life.
Glühwein cheesecake with a gingerbread base is the perfect dessert for Christmas celebrations. Serve with the world’s first sparkling Glühwein, Glubbel.
Chocolate truffles with glögg
These Christmas candies made from dark chocolate and Blossa glögg will melt in your mouth.
Lucia Day – the Scandinavian midwinter celebration
Santa Lucia is a 400-year-old tradition that brings peaceful joy in the form of light, hymns, and treats across the Nordics on the 13th of December.
Make your own Christmas wreath
Making your own Christmas wreath is a fun and simple Christmas activity. Invite your friends, have some holiday drinks available, and make wreaths together!
Christmas Ice Cubes
Add a festive twist to your holiday drinks by making Christmas ice cubes. They will keep your favorite beverage cool, look amazing, and add some extra flavor.
5 tips for making the perfect cheese platter
A cheese platter is an easy, versatile, and delicious addition to any get-together. Grab our five tips on putting one together for your next event.
Blossa 22 vintage glögg inspired by New Orleans
Blossa 22 New Orleans, the 2022 vintage glögg has drawn inspiration from jazz, Mardi Gras, and the rum-based cocktail Hurricane.
Pannacotta made with delicious Glubbel sparkling glühwein is the highlight of any dinner party. Get the recipe and make your guests swoon over this dessert.
Glühwein brownies make Christmas even better! Try Blossa Chief Blender’s favorite recipe, tasty brownies with flavors from Nordic glühwein and lingonberries.
How to cool a drink quickly
What is the fastest way to cool a drink? Check out our tips on how to get a bottle of your favorite drink cold quickly.
Choosing the right glass for enjoying whisky or cognac
The right glass plays a big role in what kind of aromas the drink gives out. Find out what an aroma glass is and why it’s the best option for whisky or cognac.
What is the difference between a shot and schnapps?
Shot, schnapps! But is there indeed a difference in them? And how cold they should be? How fast a shot bottle can be chilled?