Boonekamp Bitters

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An aperitif bitter that originated in Holland. Underberg bitters were once marketed as "Underberg Boonekamp Bitters" so should be a good example of this style of bitters.

Boonekamp Bitters Recipe:

2 oz
3 oz
Angelica Root
3 oz
Gentian Root
4 oz
4 oz
4 oz
4 oz
Calisaya Bark
8 oz
Calamus Root
8 oz
Zedoary Root
8 oz
Bitter Orange Peel
12 oz
Guaiac Wood
12 oz
Bitter Orange Fruit
12 oz
12 oz
Star Anise
1 lb
Licorice Root
1½ lb
1½ lb


Mix the first five ingredients, reduce to a powder, extract either by percolation of maceration with the dilute alcohol. Filter the liquid, discard the solids and dissolve the sugar without heat.

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