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Orange Bitters Recipe - How to make a Orange Bitters

Ingredients for a Orange Bitters

  • Orange
  • Cardamom
  • Anise
  • Coriander
  • Grain Alcohol
  • Water
  • Caramel Coloring

Quantities for one drink:

  • 1/2 Lb Dried Bitter Orange Peel (Seville)
  • 1 Pinch Cardamom
  • 1 Pinch Caraway Or Anise
  • 1 Pinch Coriander Seeds
  • 2 Cups Grain Alcohol
  • Boiling Water
  • 4 Tblsp Caramel Coloring

Blending Instructions:

  • Chop the orange peel finely and mix it with the herbs and alcohol
  • Let it stand for 15-20 days in a sealed jar, agitating it every day
  • Pour off spirits through a cloth, and seal again
  • Put the strained off seeds and peel in a saucepan, crush it, cover with boiling water and simmer for 5 minutes
  • Pour into another jar, cover and let stand for 2 days
  • Strain this off and add it to the spirits
  • Add caramel coloring, filter again and let it rest until it settles perfectly clear

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