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Skagen Bjesk

Bjesk (a kind of snaps) is an old word that comes from Vendsyssel and is used to denote a bitter or a spice snaps. A classic bjesk from Skagen is made on the herbs and berries that grow wild in the dunes, high moreland and on the moorland around Skagen. In the weather-beaten nature, and the many bright hours, they have gained plenty of power and flavor.

Christmasbjesk

Our Christmas bjesk is matured on herbs, berries and plants that are hand-picked on the moreland around Skagen. Our Christmas bjesk is made of cranberry, crowberry, walnut, elderberry, blackthorn, mare straw and wormwood gently sweetened with heather honey.
Taken together, these ingredients offer a natural flavoring that contributes to the good mood and a great Christmas.
Net content 70 cl
Alcohol 38% vol

Bjesk matured on Scotch rose

The bjesk is thick liquid, sweet and ruby red. The Scotch rose is one of the richest sources of vitamin C among the rose hips. Enjoy it over the winter.
Net content 50 cl
Alcohol 38% vol

Bjesk matured on wormwood

The sea wormwood is a near-shore plant found on meadows. It is often seen on washed up seaweed belts along the coast. According to the ancient myths, wormwood protects against witchcraft and sea lions, but has also been used as a worm cure.
The bjesk has a nice rounded bitter flavor and is therefore a good aperitif.
Wormwood is an enjoyable herb, where much is said and written. It has been an ingredient in both Vermuth and Absint.
Net content 50 cl
Alcohol 38% vol

Bjesk matured on bog myrtle

Bog myrtle grows on bogs and on moist moorland. Face summer using the plant’s intoxicating scent. The leaves from the bog myrtle are picked in June. Gives an amber
Bjesk that tastes delicious and slightly bitter.
The bjesk seems to be cut out to be made for a piece of herring, yes just the smell immediately brings the memories back to the picking place.
Since ancient times, bog myrtle has been used to make beer and mead.
Net content 50 cl
Alcohol 38% vol

Bjesk matured on crowberry

The bjesk tastes sweet, spicy, and wonderfully powerful and fits really well with cheese.
Many crowberries have been eaten during trips on the moor. It was earlier on mostly poor people who ate crowberries with a little milk and sugar.
Net content 50 cl
Alcohol 38% vol

Bjesk matured on cranberries

Cranberries grow on wet and sour peaty soil e.g. raised bogs.
It is a low creeping dwarf shrub with fine and berry-filled stalks, which winds on piles of peat bogs. It has a nice reddish color and a fresh and slightly bitter and sweet taste.
For fried plaice, cranberry jam is perfect.
Net content 50 cl
Alcohol 38% vol