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Jan 25, 2008 08:23 AM

Just got my Fee Bros. bitters set

Old fashion "aromatic," mint, orange, grapefruit, lemon, and peach. What (relatively simple) drinks can I make to showcase these bad boys? Thanks.

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  1. The orange bitters work well in a Manhattan, or classic Martini. I also like a dash in in a Negroni.

    The peach bitters also lend an interesting background to a Martini, though I've liked them best in a recipe that I think is on the bottle -- sherry with dry vermouth. A nice apperitif.

    The aged bitters work well in a Manhattan.

    I've also used the lemon bitters in a martini for a bit of variety.

    The only one I haven't cared for is the mint bitters -- it just hasn't blended well in the various drinks I've made with it.

    And don't forget, a dash of bitters of any flavor can really pep up an ordinary glass of sparkling water.