The 7 Bitters Every Bar Needs – 3:30 PM / November 11, 2010 / Posted by Andrew Knowlton
Without bitters, a classic Manhattan would not be a Manhattan and an old-fashioned Martini would not be a Martini. Bitters (essentially alcohol infused with herbs and spices), all but forgotten since Prohibition, are back as part of the current cocktail renaissance. Here, some old and new favorites that deserve a place in your next cocktail.
Bittermens Xocolatl Mole Bitters, $18
Redolent of bitter chocolate with a hint of spice, this Somerville, Massachusetts-made bitter does wonders for many tequila-, rum-, and whiskey-based cocktails. Try in a Tequila Negroni.
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