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Tart Cherry and Saffron Bitters


Tart Cherry and Saffron Bitters

from 9.99

Fragrant and unique, these bitters are surprisingly versatile! Saffron on the nose, which pairs wonderfully with botanical gins and tart cherry that opens up beautifully in Whiskey, Bourbon and Scotch. Try them in a Manhattan, Old Fashioned or for a wist, in a Blood and Sand. Scroll down for recipes.

Recommended Pairings: Syrups+Shrubs: Rosemary Sakge Syrup, Lemon Basil Syrup, Ginger Beer syrup, Apple Cardamom Shrub, White Jasmine+Grapefruit Shrub and Blood Orange+Ginger Shrub

Recommended liqueurs: Cheery Heering, Montenegro, Pisco, Campari, Aperol, Krupnikas Spiced Honey, St. Germain, Averna, Cynar, Chartruese, Creme de Violette, Brovo Rose+Geranium, Domaine de Canton

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"Cherry Boulevardier"

1 oz Bourbon

1 oz Campari

1 oz  Vermouth

Muddled Filthy Cherries

10 drops 18.21 Tart Cherry+Saffron Bitters


"Pisco Sweet Tart"

2 oz Pisco

1/2 oz Lemon and Lime juice

1/2 OZ 18.21 Lemon Basil Syrup

Egg White

6 drops 18.21 Tart Cherry+Saffron Bitters+4 to float

Shake all ingredients well, without ice. Add ice and shake again for another 20-30 seconds. Strain into coupe glass and float 4 drops of bitters on top of the egg whites


"Persian Manhattan"

2 oz Rye Whiskey

1 oz Sweet Vermouth

10 drops 18.21 Tart Cherry+Saffron Bitters+ a rinse

Garnish with a cherry






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