Boy Drinks World Serrano Cocktail Spice is one of my favorites and I first tried it at the Tales in 2013, and brought a bottle back with me to experiment with. A few drops of it can change a cocktail entirely adding a lively vibrant kick and I love it, especially in cocktails with [...]
I love cocktail bitters! these little drops that can change a cocktail and take it to a different level, the salt and pepper of the drink!
I had the pleasure of meeting Daniel from Bad Dog Bar Craft at this year´s Tales and he handed me two bottles of bitters to try out – [...]
I love to play with bitters, the salt and pepper of a cocktail. It´s also something very intriguing with bitters bottles…i`m sure all bitter nerds know what i mean.
The Curacao bitters are made by the Masters of Malt. The flavor is intense bright orange/spicy. It`s a quite down to earth burnt orange flavor, [...]
The scent of fine raw dark chocolate is irresistible…it can fill a room..
So here we go – the next bitters up are the much talked about Mozart Chocolate Bitters made by Mozart Distillerie GmbH – also mentioned in the posts by Chuck both on his own blog Gumbopages/Looka and the Tales blog.
During Tales there´s always some bitters going around and i now have five new bitters to play with and first out are 2 bitters from Miracle Miles – Chili-Chocolate and Yuzu.
Miracle Miles bitters are locally made artisanal bitters that started just over a year and a half ago. Louis Anderman – the maker [...]
More bitters on the way…
Seems like there`s a steady stream of cocktail bitters coming these days..well, i don´t complain..i think its pretty much fun with bitters. If you need them all? well that`s another topic of discussion.. But bitters are FUN and in my opinion – yes they are useful in all their [...]
Most of the cocktail folks are well aquainted with and knows the history of Peychaud`s bitters but i think its interesting enough to write about and for those who doesn`t know here it is in a short version:
We must go back to the 1793 when Antoine Amedèe Peychaud, a creole of a french [...]
With spring comes new bitters…
Released in Europe while awaiting approval for the US – the Bitter Truth has come up with a stunning product – the Creole Bitters – and they make a spicy intense Sazerac..
The Creole bitters are based on a sampling of a pre-prohibition version of Peychaud’s – which makes [...]
There´s a fun contest going on..Dietsch over at “A dash of Bitters” and Samantha Harrigan over at Cocktailculture is having a “Don`t be Bitter” contest for cocktail bloggers. I wasn`t aware of it buried in work as i`ve been lately. But just the other night i discovered that Stevi over at “Two at the [...]
Few cocktail folks can possibly have missed the Boker´s Bitters project by Adam Elmegirab – Evo-lution Bar Consultancy – but if you have read on.
In aiming to recreate the drinks recipes by Jerry Thomas 1862 “Bartender´s Guide – How to Mix Drinks or The Bon Vivants Companion” Adam discovered he needed to have [...]