Norwegian Wood Recipe

Norwegian Wood cocktail with lemon twist
Lizz Schumer

Jeffrey Morgenthaler's Norwegian Wood tastes like a sophisticated jaunt in the forest. Try this one with salty snacks or as an after-dinner quaff, to socialize in style.

Recipe Facts

Active: 5 mins
Total: 5 mins
Serves: 1 serving

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  • 1 ounce aquavit
  • 1 ounce Laird's Applejack
  • 3/4 ounce sweet vermouth
  • 1/4 ounce Yellow Chartreuse
  • 1 dash Angostura bitters
  • Garnish: lemon twist


  1. Fill a mixing glass with ice, and add aquavit, applejack, vermouth, Chartreuse and a dash of bitters. Stir until well chilled, about 10 seconds. Strain into a cocktail glass and garnish with lemon twist.

Special equipment

Shaker, jigger, coup glass, strainer

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