"Baldur's Martini | Crafted Pour"

"Grapefruit and Aquavit has got to be one of my favorite flavor pairings. The bright grapefruit just compliments the sharp herbal notes of the Aquavit so well. Here's a Martini riff using Bittermen's Citron Sauvage. (A slightly bitter, slightly herbal grapefruit aperitif and the classic Linie Aquavit.) This cocktail is named after the most beloved of all the Norse Gods, who met a tragic end. The son of Odin and Frigg, he had dreams that predicted his death. In order to secure his safety, Frigg made everything in the universe swear an oath never to hurt him. The only thing that didn't swear an oath was mistletoe, as it was too young. Loki, the god of deception and trickery managed to find out this information, so one day he wrapped an arrow in mistletoe and tricked the blind god Hother into shooting it at Baldur. Killing him instantly. The story doesn't end there though. Because he never died in battle, Baldur was sent to the icy world of Hel, ruled by Loki's daughter who was also named Hel. Traumatized by this, Odin sent his son Hermod on his eight legged horse to the underworld to bring him back. Hel agreed to release Baldur if every living thing in the world wept for him. So Frigg went around and collected tears from all the living creatures. Loki, still not done with his mischief, shapeshifted into a crow. When Frigg asked him to cry he refused. Condemning Baldur to spend the rest of his time as Hel's prisoner.", "undefined", "Baldur's Martini ",

"Ingredients"

Baldur's Martini By , May 8, 2009 Grapefruit and Aquavit has got to be one of my favorite flavor pairings. The bright grapefruit just compliments the sharp herbal notes of the Aquavit so well. Here's a Martini riff using Bittermen's Citron Sauvage. (A slightly bitter, slightly herbal grapefruit aperitif and the classic Linie Aquavit.) This cocktail is named after the most beloved of all the Norse Gods, who met a tragic end. The son of Odin and Frigg, he had dreams that predicted his death. In order to secure his safety, Frigg made everything in the universe swear an oath never to hurt him.   The only thing that didn't swear an oath was mistletoe, as it was too young. Loki, the god of deception and trickery managed to find out this information, so one day he wrapped an arrow in mistletoe and tricked the blind god Hother into shooting it at Baldur. Killing him instantly.   The story doesn't end there though. Because he never died in battle, Baldur was sent to the icy world of Hel, ruled by Loki's daughter who was also named Hel. Traumatized by this, Odin sent his son Hermod on his eight legged horse to the underworld to bring him back.   Hel agreed to release Baldur if every living thing in the world wept for him. So Frigg went around and collected tears from all the living creatures. Loki, still not done with his mischief, shapeshifted into a crow. When Frigg asked him to cry he refused. Condemning Baldur to spend the rest of his time as Hel's prisoner. Grapefruit and Aquavit has got to be one of my favorite flavor pairings. The bright grapefruit just compliments the sharp herbal notes of the Aquavit so well. Here's a Martini riff using Bittermen's Citron Sauvage. (A slightly bitter, slightly herbal grapefruit aperitif and the classic Linie Aquavit.) This cocktail is named after the most beloved of all the Norse Gods, who met a tragic end. The son of Odin and Frigg, he had dreams that predicted his death. In order to secure his safety, Frigg made everything in the universe swear an oath never to hurt him. The only thing that didn't swear an oath was mistletoe, as it was too young. Loki, the god of deception and trickery managed to find out this information, so one day he wrapped an arrow in mistletoe and tricked the blind god Hother into shooting it at Baldur. Killing him instantly. The story doesn't end there though. Because he never died in battle, Baldur was sent to the icy world of Hel, ruled by Loki's daughter who was also named Hel. Traumatized by this, Odin sent his son Hermod on his eight legged horse to the underworld to bring him back. Hel agreed to release Baldur if every living thing in the world wept for him. So Frigg went around and collected tears from all the living creatures. Loki, still not done with his mischief, shapeshifted into a crow. When Frigg asked him to cry he refused. Condemning Baldur to spend the rest of his time as Hel's prisoner. Ingredients: - Linie Aquavit - Bittermen's Citron Sauvage Instructions: Stir everything with ice and strain into a chilled Nick & Nora glass. Express grapefruit peel over top and discard. Spirit Forward,Martini