In the culinary arts, the word bitters refers to an alcoholic beverage flavored with herbs and other ingredients to produce a bitter flavor. Some bitters can have a sweet flavor, depending on their ingredients and formulation.
Bitters can be used as an ingredient in cocktails. Cocktails such as the Pink Gin
and the Old Fashioned
are made with bitters.
Bitters can also be served as an apéritif
Also Known As:
- Swedish bitters
- Angostura bitters
- sweetish bitters