A Simple Formula: Better Bitters, Better Cocktails

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We like to believe that you and your bartenders have put together an impressive cocktail menu built on premium quality spirits. That said, we have to ask you a question, and we hope you won’t be offended. Have you put the same thought into your mixers and modifiers as you have your bases? We only ask because not doing so is like dropping the significant amount of cash it takes to buy an 800-plus-horsepower Dodge Demon, then purposely slashing its rear tires; you’ve hobbled something that would otherwise be incredible and memorable. Don’t do that.

Instead, elevate your mixers to the level of your spirits selection with 18.21 Bitters premium cocktail bitters, syrups, shrubs, drinking vinegars, tonics, tinctures, craft cocktail mixes, and their amazing ginger beer. 18.21 uses fresh ingredients to craft their products, enhancing your creations with well-balanced flavor profiles. And have we mentioned that their ginger beer is amazing? Oh, we have? Well, we’re saying it again because it’s awesome.

So, to sum this up: Don’t slash tires, do use 18.21 Bitters mixers and modifiers. We’ve even gathered four 18.21 recipes to get you started.

Cheers!

 

Blood Orange Blitz cocktail recipe - 18.21 Bitters drink recipes
 
Blood Orange Blitz

Recipe and image courtesy of 18.21 Bitters

Shake all ingredients, including 2-3 mint leaves, over ice. Double strain into rocks glass over large ice cube and garnish with a blood orange slice and a mint leaf

 

Trouble in Paradise cocktail recipe - 18.21 Bitters drink recipes
 
Trouble in Paradise

Recipe and image courtesy of 18.21 Bitters

Shake well over ice and strain into rocks glass over large cube with pineapple fronds to garnish.

 

Wild Hibiscus Daiquiri cocktail recipe - 18.21 Bitters drink recipes
 
Wild Hibiscus Daiquiri

Recipe and image courtesy of 18.21 Bitters

Shake all ingredients well with ice. Double strain into coupe glass and garnish with an edible flower.

 

AK Attack cocktail recipe - 18.21 Bitters drink recipes
 
AK Attack

Recipe and image courtesy of 18.21 Bitters

Shake all ingredients with ice. Stain into collins glass over ice. Top off with soda water and garnish with a slice of candied ginger.

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