The Bitter Truth Jerry Thomas' Own Decanter Bitters
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The Bitter Truth Jerry Thomas' Own Decanter Bitters

Item # 22600
$18.99/ Single Bottle
$227.88/ Case of 12
ABV
30.00%
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Tasting Notes

Cassia, cloves, allspice, raisins, lemons, oranges, and black cohosh are macerated in demerara rum for 12 weeks. Then it is strained, diluted, filtered and bottled.


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Staff Pick Notes

Want Angostura? Well, we can't sell it. Just blame those pesky post-Prohibition state ABC regulations. What do you do when you can't get your hands on one of the more important ingredients for any decently stocked bar? You get its equally brilliant doppelgänger. Sharing a rum base and a plethora of spices and herbs, the Jerry Thomas bitters from The Bitter Truth exhibits a little more clove and anise than its more famous counterpart. This will work seamlessly in any cocktail you can imagine... I promise!

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