Hartz Bitters

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Hartz Bitters Recipe:

Nutmeg
¾ oz
Ginger
1¼ oz
Cinnamon
2 oz
Cloves
2 oz
Cascarilla Bark
4 oz
Gentian Root
6 oz
Bitter Orange Fruit
12 oz
Calamus Root
24 oz
Alcohol (45%)
4 pints
Brandy
2 oz

Instructions

Combine the ingredients in a mortar and grind to a coarse powder and then pack in a percolator, or other suitable maceration vessel. Pass the alcohol through the percolator over a period of 48 hours to create the Hartz Bitters stock essence. If macerating, allow the mixture to macerate for 2 days with occassional agitation, then filter and reserve the liqud.

To make the Hartz Aromatic Bitters from the above essence, take 1 oz of essence and combine it with 1700 ml of 25% alcohol, 300 ml of 60% simple syrup.

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