A necessity for countless cocktails, Aromatic Bitters are a classic flavor enhancer. The secret ingredient, working behind the scenes to make our favorite libations sing. At one time, they were thought to have mystical curative powers. Now, they cure our drinks. And we’re more than content with that


Bittering Jar
2 tbsp. gentian root
2 tbsp. burdock root
1 ½ c. EVERCLEAR® Grain Alcohol

Aromatic Jar
1 orange zest
2 cinnamon sticks
15 whole allspice berries
10 whole cloves
3 whole star anise
1 ½ oz. freshly chopped ginger (about a 2” nub)
1 ½ c. EVERCLEAR Grain Alcohol

Brown sugar simple syrup
1 c. brown sugar
1 c. water

    • Bittering Jar:
      1. Put chopped gentian root and burdock root in a pint-sized mason jar.
      2. Fill to the 12 oz. line with EVERCLEAR. Seal and store in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight. Shake once daily.
    • Aromatic Jar:
      1. Roughly chop ginger root.
      2. Peel zest from a freshly washed orange and remove the pith.
      3. Combine ginger root, orange zest, cinnamon sticks, allspice berries, cloves and star anise in pint-sized mason jar.
      4. Fill to the 12 oz. mark with EVERCLEAR. Store in a cool, dry place away from direct sunlight. Shake once daily.
    • Brown Sugar Simple Syrup:
      1. Combine brown sugar and water in small sauce pan. Bring to boil, stirring continuously until sugar is dissolved.
    • Mixing:
      1. After steeping both jars for 3 weeks, strain into separate, clean jars using a mesh strainer and a coffee filter.
      2. Mix 4 parts flavoring agent to 1 part bittering agent (or to taste)
      3. Add brown sugar simple syrup to taste
      4. Bottle, store in a cool, dry place, and enjoy.

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