Boker’s Bitters

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A well know bitters from the 1800s that was used in some cocktails. You can purchase Boker's Bitters at Dr. Adam Elmegirab's Bitters

Boker’s Bitters Recipe:

Bitter Orange Peel
45 g
Quassia
30 g
Calamus
30 g
Catechu
15 g
Cardamom
10 g
Alcohol 90%
300 ml
Water
180 ml

Instructions

Mix the solids, reduce to a fine powder and extract by slow percolation with the alcohol.

To prepare the bitters, mix 1 ounce of the above extract with 18 ounces of water and 12 ounces of alcohol.

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