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Gammel Dansk Bitter Dram

(70cl, 38%)

Gammel Dansk Bitter Dram

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Gammel Dansk Bottling Note

Gammel Dansk is a Danish bitters, and the name literally means "Old Danish". It was first created in 1961 and it is flavoured with herbs and spices including star anise, nutmeg, ginger, laurel, gentian, Seville orange, cinnamon and others. The recipe remains a secret.

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Gammel Dansk Bitter Dram Reviews

Not good

Just tried it. Yuck.

19th December 2019

So gud!

I was introduced to Gammel Dansk by a Danish friend here in Colorado. She advised I must make three toasts, drinking one thimbleful of Gammel Dansk after each toast. Gammel Dansk tastes SO good, warms you when it's snowing outside, and brings friends together after a great meal. Drink Gammel Dansk! You'll be happier!

24th October 2019


Born and raised in Denmark, i love it, a 2cl. shot with your breakfast make you feel upand go

28th April 2019

Gammel dansk

One for the memory books, bit like southern comfort, soothing but too much is enough! I couldn't drink often, best saved for the flavour and occasion.

23rd April 2019


Nice and refreshing without any after taste of alcohol.

17th March 2019

Bitter dram, aperatif, digestive

I am a Dane living in the US. My father was a knight in the order of Dannebrog of the Queen of Denmark. Gammel Dansk is beyond description. It is a mountain of flavor and an adventuresome experience. I hope that someday it is again available in the US.

24th December 2018

G.D. with tonic.

When I return from Denmark I buy a Gammel Dansk, the best recipe: 1 part G.D.,
four parts tonic water, ice...
is there any better on warm days?

13th October 2018

Wonderfully bitter and refreshing

Very good! Trying it with a new friend from Denmark who has brought a few different drinks to try including this. It smells delightfully of citrus and herbs. Made my stomach feel much better after last night and drinking so much!

20th August 2018

My favorite

Soothing drink with complex flavor

4th August 2018

Best way to complete the ceremony 😋

It goes very well with Anthon Berg ~ marzipan/blueberry chocolate, and best thing is to drink an espresso shut after this to complete the ceremony 😋

26th June 2017

One of a kind

Incredible stuff, not like anything I've tasted. It's a refined taste, but one you'll certainly remember.

16th June 2017

It is my after dinner favorite drink.

I love it. My wife's Danish relatives turned me on to it. After developing a taste for it it is my favorite after dinner drink. My biggest complaint is finding it the southwestern USA.

24th February 2017

I like it.

It tastes like herb remedies. I love it.

14th February 2017


Simply amazing! My favourite by far.

21st January 2017

pure excellence

best bitter I ever had, A shot after a long night out soothes the stomach unlike any I've had before.

28th October 2016


she likes it. she has it every easter

21st September 2016

Love the Complex Taste

They say the better your pallet the more likely you are to enjoy this amazing drink. A shot in the morning gives the day a much better kick start then coffee.

20th July 2016

Good Stuff

I bought a bottle of Gammel Dansk in Edmonton Canada. My Dad was Danish and I remember him drinking it when he relaxed in the evening. I like it; definitely an acquired taste but I love the hints of cinnamon, orange and other spices with the after bitter kick. Warming and it sure cures a cold!

25th April 2016

Use it medicinally

I picked up a bottle in duty-free at Copenhagen airport a few years ago. A friend who's a frequent traveler to Aarhus on business remarked that many Danes stop for a shot before heading into the office. He also said it's great if you're coming down with a cold or the flu and need to keep moving. I recommend a shot at breakfast on January 1 after you've had too much New Year's Eve.

6th January 2016

Was horrid

Was horrid

25th December 2015

gammel dansk

Thank you for your mail, appreciate it, just ordered 2 bottles of GammelDansk

9th December 2015

Gl. Dansk

I was born in Danmark and have had it since I was 15 - now 53 - and always enjoyed the taste and the warmth it gives you. I drink it once in a while, but never abused it

15th November 2015


Great with cigar

6th October 2015

The Old Dane

the better the chef the more likely you are to appreciate this amazing and delightful drink. I like mine with brunch. It's wonderful for special occasions.

10th September 2015

Gammel Dansk is the best drink ever!

It is my favourite drink by quite some margin. It is an acquired taste, I sipped it first almost 30 years ago and only just managed not to spit it out. I was quite astonished to see that my Danish friends enjoyed it so I had another go. To cut the story short, it is a drink I am always bringing back from Scandinavian countries, and always run out of it shortly after. It is just brilliant, and highly immensely enjoyable.

28th August 2015


Best cure for motion sickness ever, as long as it's taken early, before you feel unwell. Everything else I've tried is either unreliable or has side effects. I rode out a force 9 on a ferry in the North Sea able to walk about, eat and enjoy talking to the few people who were able to remain upright on the journey. It does taste medicinal, however, so don't expect to feel delighted until after you've downed it!

30th June 2015


for a full stomach, gammel dansk is the best

24th May 2014

Beats Underberg and is the best IMO

too bad US stopped importing this a few years ago. it is by far the best

12th December 2013

One of a kind

People either love Gammel Dansk or hate it, I have yet meet anyone without a strong opinion. I am among those that loves it, while my wife thinks it tastes like medicine. If you like exotic and complex flavors of the non-sweet variety you should at least try it. I have yet to taste anything truly similar. And thanks MoM, for making it available to the US.

12th July 2013

Good Stuff!

I love this drink. It's good for the tummy to ease constipation and most importantly 'men' drink. It drives my libido.

8th July 2013


I was married to a Danish girl for 7 years and following the instructions from her drank it morning noon and night. The ultimate was quaffing from a mini coup glass (correct way) in the Christian IV in Hirshals. Great days. Now I'm older (much) I drink it to cure all the normal ailments of an oldie. Beats ibroprofum any day. Anyone seen Hanne Fuglsang anywhere by the way?

20th November 2012

Apples and oranges!

That is like saying I like soda pop but prefer prime rib! Both are very Danish, both drank for different reasons at different times.

10th May 2011


AS, a Danish man, i know, Gammel dansk.... PREFER, SNAPS... (OR,Aalborg, taffel akvavit) as its also called!!! Wonder, why its Not, availble, in english, supermarkets???? Snaps, is VERY DANISH!!! Regards, from, mr; odgaard

21st March 2011

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