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Walnut Bitters

A recipe for Walnut Bitters.

Walnut Bitters Recipe:

Black Walnuts (green)
½ bushel
Bitter Walnut Essence
5 gal
Whisky
25 gal
Water
5 gal
Sugar
10 lbs
Wormwood
2 lbs
Whortleberry
2 lbs
Nutmeg
10 each
Cloves, whole
2 oz
Red Pepper
10 pods
Coriander Seed
¼ lb
Orange Peel
12 peels

Instructions

Combine in a 35 gallon barrel and steep for one month at 100 degree fahrenheit.

Notes:

Created in 1880

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.