Malt Bitters

by :: [Bitters]

Malt was often thought to be the perfect and most digestible food in the 1800s, at least from a medicinal stand point. Malt bitters was often promoted as the perfect combination of medicine and a food. It was recommended for the weak, convalescent, dyspeptic and fickle.  Even though malt is nutritious, in the following bitters recipe it simply adds some flavour and sweetness.

Malt Bitters Recipe:

Sweet Orange Peel
60 g
Bitter Orange Peel
60 g
Red Cinchona
30 g
Angostura Bark
30 g
30 g
Cinnamon Bark
30 g
1.4 L
Malt Extract, liquid
1.4 L
1.0 L


Nix the spices and reduce to a fine powder and extract by percolation with the alcohol. To the liquid mix the malt extract.

Back to Bitters List

follow on twitterFollow Art of Drink on Twitter

Twitter Updates

Future Bulleit Bourbon Distillery Coming Along Quite Nicely
The Harper government gave $8M in taxpayers money to a US Republican Institute #elxn42 #cdnpoli
Introducing The Boylan Heritage Line of Craft Cocktail Mixers #Soda
Whisky pours into Dumfries and Galloway and the Borders…
Thanks @dawinship I still have a bottle of Abbott's for you, PM your mailing address.
@JustinTrudeau please ask @CPC_HQ if Jews will be charged with barbaric acts if they perform a circumcision on their child? #sliperyslope