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:

Bitter Orange Peel
2½ oz
Cascarilla
2 oz
Gentian
2 oz
Rhubarb
1¼ oz
Turmeric
1¼ oz
Sugar
12 oz
Alcohol (40%)
120 oz

Instructions

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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