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Bitters, or bitter liqueurs, are alcoholic beverages prepared with herbs and citrus dissolved in alcohol or glycerine and having a bitter or bittersweet flavor.

Bitters are commonly used in cocktails as flavoring.

Common ingredients in bitters include: angostura bark, cascarilla, cassia, gentian, orange peel, and quinine. The flavor of both Angostura bitters and Peychaud's Bitters derives primarily from gentian, a bitter herb.

Types of bitters[]

  • Angostura bitters
  • Boker's bitters
  • Orange bitters
  • Peach bitters
  • Peychaud's bitters

Recipes[]

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