Exploring the Rich Heritage of Angostura Bitters: A Staple for Craft Cocktail Enthusiasts

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Exploring the Rich Heritage of Angostura Bitters: A Staple for Craft Cocktail Enthusiasts - The Epicurean Trader


Welcome to a journey through the intriguing world of Angostura bitters, a cornerstone ingredient in the art of cocktail making. At The Epicurean Trader, we cherish the history and unique flavors of artisan products like Angostura bitters, known for their ability to transform ordinary drinks into spectacular ones.

The History and Origin of Angostura Bitters

Angostura bitters were first created in the town of Angostura, Venezuela in 1824 by Dr. Johann Siegert. Originally designed as a medicinal tincture, these bitters quickly became a staple in bars around the world, appreciated for their ability to add a complex flavor profile to cocktails.

Understanding the Unique Flavors of Angostura Bitters

Angostura bitters are renowned for their balance of sweet, bitter, and spicy flavors, derived from a secret blend of herbs and spices. The classic Angostura aromatic bitters are a must-have for any cocktail enthusiast, while the orange bitters offer a zesty twist, perfect for contemporary recipes.

The Artisanal Production Process

True to their roots, Angostura bitters are still made using the same recipe and methods from the 1800s. This dedication to tradition aligns with The Epicurean Trader's mission to support artisans who adhere to authentic, time-honored processes. Each bottle of Angostura bitters is a testament to the craft of fine ingredient production.

How to Use Angostura Bitters in Cocktails

Angostura bitters can be the secret ingredient that elevates your cocktails from good to unforgettable. Whether you're stirring up a classic Manhattan or experimenting with new recipes, a few dashes of Angostura add depth and complexity to your creations. Check out our cocktail recipes at The Epicurean Trader's Menu.

Angostura Bitters at The Epicurean Trader

We are proud to offer a selection of Angostura bitters at all our locations. Whether you are a seasoned mixologist or a curious newcomer to the world of craft cocktails, you’ll find the best bitters to suit your needs in our For the Bar collection.

Explore our collection of Angostura Bitters here:

Angostura - 'Aromatic' Bitters (4OZ)

Angostura - 'Orange' Bitters (4OZ)


Choosing high-quality ingredients like Angostura bitters is essential for crafting exceptional cocktails. At The Epicurean Trader, we are committed to offering the finest artisan products that elevate your drinking and culinary experiences.

Visit us in-store or explore our website to discover our full range of Angostura bitters and other artisanal spirits. For more inspiration, follow us on social media and stay updated on our latest products and offers. Don't forget to browse our For the Home collection for great gift ideas and beautiful home accessories.
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