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Bitter Pleasures Are Back In Style

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Photo by Kaitlin Ohlinger

As with most things in the beverage world, bitters are a prime example of everything that is old becoming new again. Bitters are one of the oldest inventions that we are still enjoying in modern times. They exist as a simple combination of grain alcohol and aromatic herbs, roots, bark and fruit, yet most producers shroud their exact ingredient list in mystery. Often thought of as the “spice box” of the cocktail world, bitters have a fascinating history.  

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