Crafting a Cocktail with a Nordic Twist

Cooking Connection: Swedish Sour

DULUTH, Minn. – For this week’s Cooking Connection we’re starting the year off with a Nordic-inspired cocktail.

FOX 21 Meteorologist William Seay was behind the bar to learn the steps necessary for this specialty drink.

JJ Astor Food and Beverage Manager Kai Soderberg showed William how to make Hot Buttered Rum.

Swedish Sour:

  • One egg white
  • Juice of 1/2 of lemon
  • .75 oz. of simple syrup
  • Aquavit
  • Shake mixture together (before ice is added)
  • Add ice
  • Shake again
  • Strain and pour into glass
  • Add rhubarb bitters
  • Enjoy!

JJ Astor Restaurant and Lounge is located in the Radisson at 505 W Superior St, Duluth, MN 55802.

They can be reached at (218) 722-8439 and visited online at

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