1 3⁄4 oz Aquavit (North Shore)
3⁄4 oz Lime juice
1⁄2 oz Demerara syrup (2:1)
1 twst Orange peel (Garnish)
Instructions

Shake, strain, chilled coupe, garnish.

Cocktail summary
Created by
Benjamin Schiller, Boka, Chicago
Is an
authentic recipe
Reference

The American Cocktail, by the Editors of Imbibe Magazine

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  • Reduce sweetness — ★★★★★
  • What a pleasant drink. I agree with others that the simple should be reduced. — ★★★★
  • A little too sweet. Next time will cut the simple syrup in half. — ★★★★
  • The ginger and aquavit are nice together. Used grapefruit twist by necessity and liked it. Friend called it "perfumey." — ★★★★
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Comments

I think this is an extraordinarily good cocktail.  Very well balanced, rich and complex.  The ginger and the hint of caraway from the Aquavit are a perfect fit.  I made mine with Aarbrog Taffel...so may have more (or less) caraway than the North Shore...??  Lovely drink in any case.