Angostura Bitters

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This is a copycat recipe of the world's most famous bitters recipe. This recipe was often used by pharmacies in the 1800s when they couldn't procure the real thing.

Angostura Bitters Recipe:

Angostura Bark
4 oz
Orange Peel, bitter
8 oz
Anise
1 oz
Cascarilla
1 oz
Cinnamon
1 oz
Cardamon
½ oz
Cloves
½ oz
Nutmeg
½ oz
Coriander
¼ oz
Glycerin
4 oz
Alcohol 60%
2 litre

Instructions

Mix the solids, reduce to a coarse powder and extract with the alcohol and glycerin by means of percolation.

Notes:

This recipe was taken from the Standard Manual of Soda and was created as a reasonable facsimile for the original Angostura bitters.

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