Swiss Alpine Bitters

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A type of "Alpine Bitters" similar to Swedish bitters.

Swiss Alpine Bitters Recipe:

Wild Cherry Bark
1 oz
Cinchona Bark
1 oz
Bitter Orange Peel
½ oz
Sweet Orange Peel
½ oz
Cardamom
¼ oz
Caraway
¼ oz
Cinnamon
1 tsp
Cloves
1 tsp
Nutmeg
1 tsp
Alcohol (20%)
16 oz

Instructions

Nix the solids in a mortar and grind to a coarse powder. Extract by maceration or percolation using the alcohol.

The bitters may be prepared from this extract by mixing 1 ounce of the extract with 15 ounces of dilute alcohol (20%). Swiss Alpine Wine Bitters may be prepared in a similar manner by replacing the alcohol and water with sweet catawba or sherry wine.

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