18.21 Bitters

Crafting a Better Cocktail

Extra Extra Read All About It! PROHIBITION IS OVER! 18.21 Bitters was created to craft a better cocktail. We may no longer need to disguise our smuggled libations but it sure is fun to pretend! Scroll through our products to see the finest in premium, small batch, handcrafted cocktail bitters, tinctures, shrubs, syrups and tonic, ginger beer and pre-mixed craft cocktails. Throw on your top hat, grab a bottle and have a roaring good time!


Lemon Basil Rich Simple Syrup


Lemon Basil Rich Simple Syrup


Our rich cocktail syrups are made extra concentrated so you can use less while still getting full, rich flavor for your cocktails!

We use fresh, locally sourced ingredients and crittaft each bottle by hand.

Lemon Basil is our most versatile syrup. Its light and citrusy and aromatic with fresh,sweet basil. It pairs well with all spirits. Use it to lighten up your Bourbon in the spring or with vodka for a citrus forward martini.

Recommended pairings: Bitters+Tinctures: Chamomile, Ginger Lemon, Grapefruit Lavender, Hibiscus and Tart Cherry+Saffron

Liqueurs: St. Germain, Yellow Chartreuse, Bonal, Absinthe

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"Lemon Basil Gimlet"

2 oz Gin

1/2 oz lemon juice

1/2 oz 18.21 Lemon Basil Syrup

Basil leaf to garnish


"Daiquiri in Central Park"

2 oz light rum

1/2 oz 18.21 Lemon Basil Syrup

1/2 oz Yellow Chartreuse

Squeeze of Lime

Lime slice to garnish


"To the Races"

2 oz Whiskey or Bourbon

1 oz Black Tea

1/2 oz 18.21 Lemon Basil Syrup

1/2 oz lemon juice

3-4 mint sprigs

Shake all ingredients over ice. Double strain into Collins glass. Top with soda water and Mint to garnish


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