The Ultimate Guide to Bitters

The Ultimate Guide to Bitters: A Comprehensive Listing of All Bitters, Their Properties & Uses

Bitters are used in many different cocktails. They provide a nice touch of flavor and aroma without adding too much alcohol or being overpowering. There are various types of bitters available such as Angostura, Lemon Juice, Apricot Brandy, Orange Liqueur and others. Some bitters have their own unique properties while some have similar effects but with less taste.

Angostura Bitters

These bitters come from the Caribbean region. They have a strong floral smell and taste. These bitters are used mainly in cocktails like the Mojito, Margarita, Manhattan and others. Angostura bitters are very popular among bartenders because they add a distinctive flavor to drinks without adding too much alcohol or being overpowering. Angostura bitters are often mixed with other ingredients such as orange liqueur or simple syrup to make them even stronger.

Lemon Juice Bitters

These bitters are made from lemons and contain no sugar. They have a light lemon scent and taste. Lemon juice bitters are used mostly in cocktails like the Bloody Mary, Old Fashioned, Martini, Gin Fizz and others. Lemon juice bitters are usually mixed with other ingredients such as simple syrup to make them even stronger.

Apricot Brandy Bitters

These bitters come from apricots and contain no sugar. Apricot brandy bitters have a strong apricot scent and taste. It is used in cocktails such as the Royal Fizz, Horse’s Neck, Jockey Club and others.

Orange Liqueur Bitters

These bitters are made from oranges and contain no sugar. It has an orange scent and tastes like oranges. Orange liqueur bitters are used in a few cocktails such as the Blood and Sand, Seelbach and others.

Unisyn Bitters

These bitters are made from a mixture of botanicals and they have a strong alcohol scent. The taste is strong and slightly bitter. It is used in drinks such as the Old Cuban, Blackthorn, Ward Eight and others.

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