onsdag den 28. november 2012


This feature looks a bit weird as it was posted from my ipad.

In Christmas time in Denmark, it is tradition to drink the hot, wine based drink gløgg. Gløgg typically consist of red wine, schnapps, raisin, almonds and typical Christmas spices. Here are some places, where you can buy it in Copenhagen! (But it's also very easy to make it yourself, just google for a recipe). It also comes in a white wine version and even an apple version. Always drink it with a bunch of delicious, hot æbleskiver. Nom nom nom.

Gløgg at a wine bar

Made with quality red wine, port wine, schnapps and brandy, this is a potent gløgg. You might want to leave your bike after having this. It's made by a former Michelin star receiving chef.

65 kroner for a glass with a bowl with raisins and almons, so you can decide how much of it you want in your drink! Comes with delicious homemade Christmas cookies.

At R Vinbar, Gammel Mønt 14, Kbh. K, open tue-thu 16-01, fri-sat 16-02

The artsy gløgg

At Bankeråt, which has been around for 18 years, they serve a gløgg with almonds and raisins pickled in two kinds of schnapps, dark rum and port wine. And the fruit too. Made with red wine. Served from December 1st for 59 kroner for a big glass in the artsy surroundings.

Bankeråt, Ahlefeldtsgade 27-29. Open mon-fri 9.30-24. Weekends 10.30-24.

The classic gløgg

Having been served since 1954, this gløgg is a classic one. Added port wine, cognac and dark rum. Made with red wine and raisins that have been pickled for 8 days with the wine and spices. The only sweetener in this one comes from the pickled raisins. 35 kroner for a huge glass with raisins and an almond in, no cookies,

At Hviids Vinstue, Kongens Nytorv 19 kælderen, 1050 Kbh. K. Open sun-thu 10-01, fri-sat 10-02.

The exclusive gløgg

If you are in Tivoli, pay a visit to the fancy restaurant Nimb in the garden. They have a super fancy gløgg made with 12 ingredients. For 85 kroner, you cget a glass and a huge bunch of cookies.

Do it. Tivoli is decorated for Christmas in December and its very pretty.

At Nimb, Bernstorffsgade 5, Kbh. K.


The relaxed gløgg

Cafe Din Nye Ven is a super nice student cafe that I wanted to do a cafe spotlight with. Table fussball and nice music - and delicious white wine gløgg!!

At Din Nye Ven, Sankt Peders Stræde 34, 1453 København. Open mon-wed: 13-24, thu-sat 13-02.

The Nordic gløgg

The delicious apple gløgg when it's best. Made with Danish apple juice, apple cider vinegar, cane sugar, burnt sugar and a schnapps made with cinnamon, muscat, ginger and other Christmas spices. Nom nom nom. It has fresh apple and dried cranberries in it instead of raisins and almonds. Comes with fresh cookies.

At Meyers Deli, Gl. Kongevej 107, Frederiksberg, open all days 8.30 - 22.
Kongens Nytorv, open mon-thu 10-19, friday 10-20, Saturday kl. 10-18
Godthåbsvej 10, Frederiksberg, open all days 8-22

Enjoy your gløgg!!!!


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