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Bitters

  • Recipe

    Sangria

    This is more of a formula than a specific recipe: it starts with a base of simple syrup, orange juice, brandy, and a dash of bitters. To that you can…

  • Recipe

    The Sazerac

    Sometimes it’s helpful to think of a garnish in an uncommon way.  Consider the absinthe rinse found in a traditional Sazerac cocktail as an aromatic garnish that’s placed underneath the…

  • Recipe

    Glazed Lamb Chops

    An unusual mix of pantry ingredients—including Worcestershire sauce, anchovy paste, Angostura bitters, and honey— provides sweet and tangy flavors in this rich glaze. Serve the chops with herb-roasted tomatoes and…

  • Article

    The Vesper

    Being true to vintage recipes can require a touch of cocktail archaeology.

  • Recipe

    Watermelon Blush

    Made with St-Germain, an elderflower liqueur, this summery drink is sweet, with a light effervescence.

  • Article

    Don’t Forget the Vermouth

    French, Italian, sweet, dry, red, white: Here’s a quick tip on remembering which vermouth is which.

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