Danish Distillers

Danish Distillers (De Danske Spritfabrikker) is a company that was headquartered in Aalborg, Denmark. Isidor Henius, the father of Max Henius, was one of the founders of a company that was acquired by Danish Distillers, which ended up owning all Danish spirits production. It is owned by the Norwegian-based Arcus Group since 2012. To avoid a dominant position in the Danish market, Arcus had to divest the brand Brøndums Snaps (akvavit). This brand was sold to Finland's Altia group spirits producer. The company is known for its Aalborg aquavits. It was established in 1881 by C. F. Tietgen. The building is located west of the Limfjord Bridge. Completed in 1931, it was designed in Neoclassical style by the architect Alf Cock-Clausen. It is now a Danish National Heritage site.[1] The factory in Aalborg closed in April 2015 when production was moved to Norway.


  1. ^ "Danish Distillers". Kulturarv. Retrieved 31 August 2013. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

Coordinates: 57°03′14″N 9°54′39″E / 57.054011°N 9.910914°E / 57.054011; 9.910914