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All About Bitters (Part 2)

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11 hours ago, FrogPrincesse said:

I've been to bars that use them, so I've had the fennel and the lavender.

Any opinion on them?

I ask because I saw some on clearance at a local liquor store.

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31 minutes ago, Craig E said:

Any opinion on them?

I ask because I saw some on clearance at a local liquor store.

They were fine!  The fennel (actually conceived by two bartenders that I used to know) is a bit too close to the celery I have, but the lavender could be fun to play with. They also had a Chinese bitters that looked intriguing.

I'd grab them if they are on sale! :) 

 

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Yep, unusual and worth getting.  Some have even managed to get this far from home (which is LA, I think).  I bought a bottle of their Chinese after the Hawthorn Lounge made me a rather nice drink with it in.

 

And now you're going to ask me what the drink was, aren't you ... ?

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Any bitters lovers visiting Portland, ME should try Vena's Fizz House. I asked mad scientist Steve to make me "something with amaro, no vodka, no beer". Out came Gunpowder Rye, Campari, Basil shrub, some other stuff, some bitters, shake-and-dump, drizzle of Montenegro. Delicious. We also had two fizzes. The Lumberjack Love was particularly successful. Huge selection of bitters on hand.

 

Great place for something refreshing during the day (bring the kids), and still lots of interesting alcoholic options. There is an interesting shop there too.

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