How to make Infused Bitters

Strawberry Angostura Bitters – Infuse Angostura Bitters with Strawberries

If you fancy adding a hint of fruit to classic cocktails that call for a splash or aromatic bitters. Try this super simple recipe that will transform your cocktail creations. This process can be applied to other red berries if you prefer, but strawberries work really well with the aromatic bitter character of Angostura Bitters.

50 grams Fresh Strawberries (Approx 2-3 Strawberries)

125 ml Angostura Bitters

Multiply up measurements to suit your needs, but this amount should be enough for approximately 10-15 drinks, depending how much you like to add to your cocktails.

How to make a Strawberry Angostura Bitters: 

  1. Wash and weigh Wash the strawberries then weigh them out on scales to get the desired amount. You will likely need to cut off a portion of a strawberry to get the weight you need, which is likely around 2 ½ strawberries, unless you’re making a very large batch 
  2. Slice
    Slice all the weighed out strawberries and add them to a clean glass jar.

  3. Measure
    Measure and add in Angostura Bitters and close with a lid.

  4. Swirl
    Give the jar a good swirl to ensure the slices are all in contact with the liquid.

  5. Rest
    Leave to macerate for 2-3 days

  6. Strain 
    Strain out the strawberries with a fine strainer.

     

  7. Bottle
    Bottle the now strawberry infused Angostura Bitters.

  8. Storage
    Keep the finished product in a sealed container in the fridge to retain flavours for longer.

  9. Get Mixing!
    Try a twist on any classic that uses Angostura Bitters or make one of these – Strawberry Pink Highball, Pink G&T, Strawberry Pink Gin 

     

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