A generic recipe for an aromatic type bitters. From the Standard Manual of Soda.
Aromatic Bitters Recipe:
Mix the spices in a mortar and crush to a coarse powder. Extract by slow percolation or maceration for 2 to 3 days.
To prepare bitters, mix 1 fluid ounce of this extract with 18 fluid ounces of water and 12 ounces of alcohol. Aromatic Wine-Bitters may be prepared in the same manner by replacing the alcohol and water with sherry wine.
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