Yearly Archives: 2012

The Bitter Monk

Aug 26, 2012 | Say something

The Bitter Monk #ratingval# from #reviews# reviews Print Recipe Type: Shaken Author: Tom Schlesinger Guidelli Created by Tom Schlesinger-Guidelli of Island Creek Oyster Bar in Boston, MA, this cocktail was one of the Cocktails of the Week in Esquire Magazine. Ingredients 1.5 oz Old Monk Rum (or other dark rum) 3/4 oz fresh lemon juice … read more

Café Napoléon

Aug 26, 2012 | Say something

Café Napoléon #ratingval# from #reviews# reviews Print Recipe Type: Cocktail Author: Avery Glasser Designed by Avery Glasser for Mandarine Napoléon and the Napoléon House in New Orleans Ingredients 1.5 oz Mandarine Napoléon .75 oz Bittermens New Orleans Coffee Liqueur Splash of cream (optional) Instructions In a rocks glass filled with ice, add the Mandarine Napoléon … read more

Citron Sauvage with Rum

Aug 19, 2012 | Say something

Citron Sauvage with Rum #ratingval# from #reviews# reviews Print Recipe Type: Long Drink Author: Avery Glasser Ingredients 2 oz El Dorado 3 Rum 2 oz Bittermens Citron Sauvage 1/2 oz Bianco Vermouth 12 drops Bittermens Boston Bittahs 6 oz Soda Water Instructions In a pint glass, combine all of the ingredients aside from the soda … read more

Bittermens House Gin and Tonic

Aug 19, 2012 | Say something

Bittermens House Gin and Tonic #ratingval# from #reviews# reviews Print Recipe Type: Long Drink Author: Avery Glasser The way prefer to make our Gin and Tonic at Bittermens Ingredients 1.5 oz London Dry Gin .75 oz Bittermens Commonwealth 1 barspoon Maraschino Liqueur 12 drops Bittermens Hopped Grapefruit Bitters 4 oz Club Soda Garnish Wide grapefruit … read more

Cel-Ray Soda Grabs New Fans –

Aug 12, 2012 | Say something

Leah Koenig reminisces about Dr. Browns Cel-Ray soda in the Daily Forward and showcases a pair of new products inspired by the classic beverage – including our Orchard Street Celery Shrub. Bittermens co-owner Avery Glasser told me that customers have been using Bittermens’ aromatic mix of celery, ginger, apple, caraway and apple cider vinegar to … read more

Bittermens Receives American Treasures Award

Jun 5, 2012 | Say something

June 5, 2012 Brooklyn, NY 2012 American Treasures Award Winner: Bittermens Bittermens today announces that it is the recipient of the prestigious 2012 American Treasures Award. The award will be presented at the annual Take Pride in America celebration held at the United States Capitol on July 4, 2012. Bittermens is being recognized for making … read more

Bittermens’ Janet Glasser on Bitter Liqueurs

Apr 15, 2012 | Say something

Janet was recently interviewed for the Village Voice’s Fork in the Road blog. Alexia Nader writes: “After trying Bittermens gentian liqueur in the Shanty‘s Sauvetage cocktail, we decided to check out Bittermens Spirits, a Brooklyn-based company that specializes in bitter and herbal liqueurs. We found that its products have been embraced by some of the city’s top bars, … read more

Mix drinks like a pro with Bittermens extracts and bitters

Feb 28, 2012 | Say something

Bittermens was featured in the Dallas Morning News: “A few drops of Bittermens flavored bitters or extracts lend zing to otherwise ordinary cocktails. Made in Brooklyn, N.Y., this artisanal product is new to Dallas.  …slip a few drops of the Xocolatl Mole bitters into a margarita, a Manhattan or an Old-Fashioned; add the Hopped Grapefruit … read more

Bittermens Featured on

Jan 23, 2012 | Say something

Bittermens was featured on Gizmodo, in an excellent article on bitters and cocktails written by Brent Rose for their weekly booze column “Happy Hour.” “So, your home bar is obviously not complete without bitters. If you’re just starting a bitters collection, from Bittermens, Teague recommends the Hopped Grapefruit to go with light spirits (vodka, gin, etc) and … read more

Amor y Amargo: From Bitters Builders, a Bar

Jan 19, 2012 | Say something

Bittermens and Amor y Amargo were featured in Edible Manhattan’s “The Alcohol Issue” (Jan-Feb 2012) (click to enlarge): “Of course, all their products are behind the bar at Amor y Amargo (which translates as ‘Love and Bitters’). The most popular drink on the menu is the house Gin & Tonic, made with their quinine-laced Commonwealth … read more