Peruvian Bitters

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Peruvian Bitters Recipe:

Cinchona Bark
240 g
Bitter Orange Peel
60 g
Cinnamon Bark
15 g
Galangal
5 g
Cloves
5 g
Vanilla
1 tsp
Alcohol, 70%
480 ml

Instructions

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

To make the bitters, mix 1 fluidounce of the extract with 6 ounces of alcohol (90%) and 9 ounces of water. Peruvian Wine-Bitters can be made by substituting sweet catawba or sherry wine for the alcohol and water.

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