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DIY Bitters : Reviving the Forgotten Flavor: A Guide to Making Your Own Bitters: For Bartenders,

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Make your own bitters at home to enhance your medicine cabinet, and your bar!

Used since the Middle Ages, bitters are made by combining various plant botanicals and/or spices with 100-proof alcohol and letting them sit until the bitter and medicinal qualities have been extracted. Just a small amount of the resulting liquid can then be used to stimulate the digestive system and promote healthy digestion. This is why "apertifs" and "digestifs" are so popular--both then and now!

DIY Bitters is a how-to guide that explores the history and health benefits of bitters, and shows you how to make your own bitters at home, to be used alone or in cocktails, tonics, and even main meals.

Herbalists Jovial King and Guido Mase, owners of the bitters company Urban Moonshine, teach you how to make recipes for classic bitters like orange and angostura, or explore more innovative bitters like elderflower-echinacea-honey and chocolate love tonic. You can even find a guide for creating your own unique flavors from the plants and ingredients you have on hand.

Whether enjoyed as an apertif, digestif, or as a remedy to settle an upset stomach, bitters are back!

Number of Pages: 208
Genre: Health + Wellness, Cooking + Food + Wine
Sub-Genre: Beverages / General, Healthy Living, Herbal Medications
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Quarto Pub Group USA
Author: Guido Mase & Jovial King
Language: English
Street Date: September 15, 2016
TCIN: 51154387
UPC: 9781592337040
Item Number (DPCI): 248-16-5872
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