Freyr, Norse god of peace, pleasure and a bountiful harvest.
It’s him we thank for the festival of flavours in his namesake cocktail, where Aquavit meets Arabica in a delicious, clarified fusion of coffee, caraway, anise and orange.
Coloured like a ray of sunshine, Freyr’s Fancy strikes a delicate balance where the richness of Mr Black is forward but by no means dominant.
So fill your horn with Freyr’s Fancy and offer a toast to the harvest that made it.



 30 ml Mr Black Coffee Liqueur
 30 ml Aquavit(Bareksten)
 45 ml Orange Juice



Batched in volume for the clarification process, use a 4:1 ratio with 4 parts cocktail mix, 1 part full cream milk. To make 6 serves, that's 630ml of your combined cocktail mix and 105ml of milk.


Combine your cocktail mix in a jug and pour slowly over the milk in a separate jug.


Stir the combined mix for 5 minutes while the curds form then let sit for 2.5 hours


To strain off the curd, pour the mix through a cheese cloth or coffee filter paper into a jug. It will take several hours, but once filtration is completed, let the final, clarified cocktail chill overnight in a refrigerator


Serve into a chilled Nick & Nora glass or fancy stemware and enjoy with friends

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  1. chris.spano 11 October 2021 at 6:24 pm

    For anyone interested to learn more about the Freyr’s Fancy coffee cocktail, feel free to add any queries in the comments section and I’ll be more than happy to respond.

  2. maryanne 13 October 2021 at 9:04 pm

    Delicious recipe!!

  3. Maria Becerril Roman 13 October 2021 at 9:41 pm

    So creative

    • chris.spano 13 October 2021 at 10:47 pm

      Muchos Gracias Maria!

  4. edward.cox1 13 October 2021 at 11:24 pm

    Love the complexity derived from such simplicity. Congrats!

    • chris.spano 13 October 2021 at 11:29 pm

      Thanks Edward! The elements combine surprisingly well!

  5. Andrew Parry 14 October 2021 at 4:37 am

    Wow. This looks like it’s just in time for summer!

    • chris.spano 14 October 2021 at 8:05 am

      And just in time for post-lockdown harvest Andrew!

  6. Justin Davidraj 14 October 2021 at 6:32 am

    Awesome recipe Chris .. keep this going .. JD

    • chris.spano 14 October 2021 at 8:06 am

      Thanks Justin… LOST 2022

  7. Lee Walsh 14 October 2021 at 6:49 am

    Awesome pic Burt jnr!??

    • chris.spano 14 October 2021 at 8:07 am

      Max needs to have a Burt Jnr meet up!

  8. Chrissy Good 14 October 2021 at 7:17 am

    This is brilliant, very impressive Spano!

    • chris.spano 14 October 2021 at 8:08 am

      Thanks a bazillion Chrissy! The whole adventure was a hoot! Especially city alleys before work!

  9. Valentin Teles 14 October 2021 at 7:26 am

    The famous Kimura glass! Beautiful Spanno!

    • chris.spano 14 October 2021 at 8:09 am

      Aren’t they something special Val??!! Thanks mate

  10. HelenaAdams 14 October 2021 at 9:23 am

    This one looks Amazing! .. I have no patience but you can make this for us 🙂

    • chris.spano 14 October 2021 at 3:56 pm

      It would be my absolute pleasure H…!

  11. Jackson 16 October 2021 at 7:03 am

    I have to try this one! ?

    • chris.spano 17 October 2021 at 8:35 pm

      Indeed! I will have a batch ready for when we return to the office!

  12. Nellie Awad 26 October 2021 at 6:38 am

    Sensory bliss with this one!
    What a sensational combination Spano

    • chris.spano 26 October 2021 at 10:50 am

      This photo, this drink and this story are pure bliss for me Nellie… and these kind words top it off perfectly! That post-lockdown escape is begging!

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