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Nelson Bitters

Not much is known about this bitter recipe.

Nelson Bitters Recipe:

Bitter Orange Fruit
1 lb
Calamus Root
2 lbs
Zedoary Root
2 lbs
Galanga Root
2 lbs
Gentian Root
3 lbs

Instructions

Macerate the herbs and spices in

To make the bitters, take 10 ounces of the stock essence and it to 4 gallons of 70% overproof spirit, plus 1½ gallons of 60% simple syrup and 4¾ gallons of water.

Darcy O'Neil | Art of Drink

Writer, author of Fix the Pumps, chemist, beekeper and general do-er-of-things, Darcy can generally be found looking for new and interesting things to do, usually over a cocktail. Currently working on more soda fountain history.