Swedish people are amazing with their art, culture, music, and of course, drink. During festivals, its common place to find people drinking favorite beverages. The Swedish are also one of the highest consumers of coffee in the world and they also have love for alcoholic drinks as well. Here are the most popular drinks of the Swedish people. Swedes have a way of doing their things and Filmjölk is an example of their ingenuity. To make the drink, cow milk is fermented using a couple of bacteria, which gives it flavor, thickness, and taste. Filmjölk is an important part of meals for the Swedish and is often eaten with cereal or crisp bread. To create a bit of distinctive flavor, some people add apple sauce, ginger, cinnamon, jam, or fruits. You can also pour in on a pie in place of cream. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Swedish people have been drinking beer since the late Iron Age. There is evidence of ale brewing centuries ago, which were part of festivals and celebrations. Also, just like the Americans, the Swedish also encouraged the production of craft brewing. Carnegie Porter, Tärnö Bryggeri Nils Oscar Barley Wine, and Tärnö Bryggeri Nils Oscar God Lager are three of the most popular beers in the country. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
If you visit any home in Sweden during Christmas time, you’re most likely going to be served this drink. Glögg is spiced, warm, and contains alcohol. This mulled red wine is sometimes simmered with sugar or spices like cinnamon, cloves, or ginger, to improve taste and flavor. There is also Glögg that doesn’t contain any alcohol, which is usually served with small mugs with raisins. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
From the island of Java in Indonesia comes this very popular drink. Many years after arrival, the Swedish people began to make punsch by themselves, and citizens quickly fell in love with it. An ingredient for making the drink which contains about 25% alcohol, includes sugar, lemon, water, species, and tea. If you want to try out punsch the best place to do so is at the restaurants where you’ll be provided with the best types. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Snaps is very popular in Sweden not just as a drink but as part of the culture and tradition of the people. Its vodka infused with herbs and spices to enhance the taste. Usually, the drink is consumed in the course of a meal, among a gathering of people. During occasions like Easter, Christmas, and midsummer, snaps are consumed for celebrations. Snaps is served chilled, sometimes with added sugar, a lemon peel, or spices. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
In Sweden, coffee isn’t just coffee, it’s a lifestyle. While you walk on the street, visit cafes, and go to the restaurants, you’ll find people holding their cup of coffee close to their mouth or on the table. There is a tradition called “Fira” in Sweden where people take a break from work to go and have a coffee drink and chat with friends. Wherever you visit in the country, you will be able to take part in this tradition. Coffee is served in restaurants, at home, or during occasions.