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From California to Norway - the American dream came true in a local brewery and distillery

The road from the perfect, sunny seaside life in California to cold, snowy Norway is something most people would picture in reverse – but Evan Lewis and his wife cannot picture the journey the other way around. When the couple had the chance to take over a local business in Flåm, Sogn og Fjordane, in 2004 the two of them packed their bags and left their American paradise for a whole new adventure. Les mer

Krones’ process technology for Linie Aquavit

Producing and processing ten million litres of spirits and ten million litres of wine in one and the same facility – that was the challenge involved for the new greenfield plant of Arcus, the market leader for spirits in Norway. The plant handles 124 different products: not only wine, but also 40 to 96-per-cent alcoholic beverages und raw materials are in the explosion-proof area accepted, stored, and mixed to create intermediate and finished beverages. Minimal losses, maximised accuracy, the lowest possible costs and compliance with a tight time schedule: these were the group’s stipulations. In April 2012, what is presumptively the world’s most sophisticated spirits processing plant went into operation – right on time. Les mer

Norway's historical Aquavit trail

The city of Trondheim is the origin of the Norwegian Linie Aquavit and one of the main "ingredients" is that the Linie brand must be transported in oak barrels over the Equator line twice. The first time was on a voyage fram 1805 to 1807 - and this special maturation is still a very important part of the making of Linie Aquavit. Les mer

Norway’s Message in a Bottle

Aquavit is Norway’s best-kept secret. Toby Cecchini takes it neat. Les mer

Aquavit from North Shore Distillery, IL.

Norwegians claim that we are the only ones to mature aquavit in oak barrels. Quite recently we found that North Shore Distillery of Lake Bluff, IL, (USA) does the same. Les mer

The Linie Aquavit – 200 years

Norway’s authentic contribution to the world’s drinking culture celebrated its 200th anniversary on 24th October 2005 – the day the merchantman "Throndhiems Prøve" of Trondheim crossed the equator. The second 200th anniversary was celebrated on 11th August 2007 - 200 years after the first Linie Aquavit returned to Norway. Les mer

Linie Aquavit

The taste that really travels... Les mer

Linie Apple

Based on a taste that really travels... Les mer

Linie Banana Dream

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Linie Love

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Linie Nutty

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Linie Champ

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Bloody Linie Mary

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Linie Berry

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Linie Fresh

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Linie Citruscrush

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Linie Elderflower

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Linie Fjellbekk - Mountain Creek

baseed on a taste that really travels... Les mer

Linie Cranberry

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Linie Peach & Orange

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