Yearly Archives: 2011

Bittermens Profiled in Edible Brooklyn

Dec 28, 2011 | Say something

Avery and Janet were recently interviewed by Kara Newman for an article in Edible Brooklyn magazine (click to enlarge): The article can also be found online at Edible Brooklyn’s website: To Steep, Perchance to Dream.  

Bittermens Xocolatl Mole Bitters: A “New Classic”

Nov 10, 2011 | Say something

Jason Wilson of the Washington Post mentions Bittermens in his latest column about bitters: “Over the past five years, a slew of new bitters, from companies such as Fee Brothers, the Bitter Truth and Bittermens — not to mention numerous bartenders creating their own house-made bitters — have ushered in a veritable Bitters Renaissance. Now, … read more

The Boiler-Bach: One of Tasting Table’s Best Cocktails of 2011

Nov 6, 2011 | Say something

The Boiler-Bach – which uses both Bittermens Orange Cream Citrate and Bittermens Xocolatl Mole Bitters – is one of Tasting Table’s Best Cocktails of 2011. From Tasting Table: “At first glance, you may think Avery Glasser’s Boiler-Bach is simply a glass of beer. But this riff on the Seelbach cocktail and Boilermaker technique, in which … read more

Bittermens Orange Cream Citrate Makes an Appearance on NPR

Oct 8, 2011 | Say something

NPR’s recent story on the revival of soda fountain drinks included a recipe from Gina Chersevani (PS7’s, Washington DC) for an orange soda that includes Bittermens Orange Cream Citrate: 2 scoops vanilla ice cream 1 oz orange/vanilla syrup * 1 pinch or half bar spoon acid phosphate 5 drops Bittermens Orange Cream Citrate In a … read more

Bittermens House Gin & Tonic Makes TONY’s List of 100 Best Dishes and Drinks

Oct 6, 2011 | Say something

Photo by Jakob N. Layman for Time Out New York The Bittermens House Gin & Tonic – currently on the menu at Amor y Amargo – is one of Time Out New York’s 100 Best Dishes and Drinks of 2011. It incorporates both our Hopped Grapefruit Bitters and our new Commonwealth Tonic Cordial. “The G … read more

Bitters: The Bartender’s Spice Cabinet

Oct 3, 2011 | Say something

Bittermens was featured in a recent piece on bitters written by Leslie Pariseau for Eater National: “If you have to have one bitter in the arsenal, it’s Angostura,” says Avery Glasser of Bittermens. “It’s the most classic—like the black pepper of the cocktail world.” As a rule, bitters add depth and balance to a cocktail and connect … read more

Bittermens Xocolatl Mole Bitters Named as One of the Five Best Bitters

Sep 9, 2011 | Say something

Centurion Magazine recently named Bittermens Xocolatl Mole Bitters as one of the five best bitters: “Mexican chocolate bitters have often been imitated by other brands but Bittermens’ is the original and still the best, combining the flavours of dark, bitter chocolate, cinnamon and various unspecified aromatics. This makes a superb addition to an Old Fashioned.”   … read more

Tales of the Cocktail: The Emperor’s New Bitters

Aug 23, 2011 | Say something

Bittermens Hopped Grapefruit bitters were one of the bitters featured at the “Emperor’s New Bitters” seminar at this year’s Tales of the Cocktail. Chuck Taggart wrote an excellent recap of the seminar, and has this to say about Bittermens: “Reeling from this, we moved on to the American bitters-making company that’s doing some of the most exciting … read more

On the Radio!

Aug 17, 2011 | Say something

Avery and Janet recently joined Damon Boelte on his radio show The Speakeasy, which airs on Heritage Radio Network. To hear us talk bitters, bierschnapps, shrubs and more, click on the link below: The Speakeasy – Episode 26 – Bittermens Very Small Batch Bitters  

To the Bitters End

Jun 12, 2011 | Say something

Photo by Agaton Strom for The Wall Street Journal Melanie Grayce West of the Wall Street Journal writes about Amor y Amargo, a new pop-up bar managed by Bittermens co-founder Avery Glasser: “Amor y Amargo is the place to get geeky about bitters, the distilled herbs, peels and spices that give cocktails their oomph. The … read more