Posts Tagged ‘angostura bitters’

Bitter is Better

There are many products out there that have carved out a monopoly in a particular market to such an extent that you cannot reach for a brand x version, or come up with a homemade substitute. Usually these products have been around for generations, and they often have an interesting history behind them. If you are a bartender or adventurous cook, and are even slightly interested in the provenance of certain ubiquitous products, you need look no further than the bottle of bitters that you’ve grabbed a hundred times for a myriad of uses.

With its trademark oversize label, Angostura bitters is a little bottle that looks as if it is wearing its big brother’s shirt. Continue »