The TTB has granted us approval of the Mole and Grapefruit bitters. We now have to get city health inspector approval, confirm the FDA labeling requirements and make some corporate changes to move our business from NY to Massachusetts. Our new target release date is January 15 – and it looks extremely positive!!!
Paul Clarke did a fantastic writeup of Bittermens in the Cocktail Chronicles. As soon as we kick this cold, we’re heading over to Death and Company to test out the Camerone cocktail he created.
Team Bittermens will be back in Boston to test out the new ‘Elemakule Tiki Bitters formula. If you’ll be in Boston on the 16th-18th, drop us a line.
We got a great writeup in Friday’s San Francisco Chronicle!
Since our goal is to bring these bitters fully to market, we’ve taken another big step in the process. We’re officially now Bittermens, Inc. – a New York “S-Corporation”. Over the past few months, we’ve been traveling with bitters in hand to get feedback from some of the best bartenders around the world. This market … read more
Thanks to Joaquin from Death and Co, the Bittermens Xocolatl Mole bitters are being used at the next Bite Club NY Dinner. You can find the menu here. From the menu… Black Market Brandy Courvoisier Cognac, Laird’s bonded Applejack, Market Spice tea-infused Sweet Vermouth, Angostura bitters, Bittermens chocolate bitters [Avery’s Note: it’s actually the Xocolatl … read more
A first bottle of Xocolatl Mole Bitters was delivered to Eastern Standard on Monday, along with Brian Miller’s recipe for the Second Sip – a Fernet cocktail featuring these bitters.Based on the response, we’ll be stocking Eastern Standard and No 9 Park with the full range of bitters within the month of November. Bostonians – … read more
This weekend, Stephan Berg – co-founder of the illustrious “The Bitter Truth” bitters in Munich mentioned Bittermens in his latest post on the Bitters Blog (in German).We’ll be hooking him up with samples to bring back to Germany next month.
A note to the folks out in California looking for refills – it’s on the way! Bottles of the Xocolatl and Grapefruit bitters are on the way to Scott (Coco 500) and Thomas (Alembic).
Over the past week, we’ve been “beta testing” a new recipe for winter that we’re calling the Squirrel Nut Bitters. It’s a pecan & vanilla base and it’s been fantastic in bourbon and aged rum cocktails – and really fantastic in a NY Flip. We’re putting another batch down this weekend to tweak the formulation … read more