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Jan 13, 2010 07:11 PM


I'm sorry if this has been posted before; the search produced no results.

I am visiting SF for the week and I'm hoping someone can tell me where I can buy some of the rarer brands of bitters?


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    1. re: wolfe

      Thanks! I don't know why that hadn't come up...

      1. re: perfectofood

        The first post is over a year ago. The secret to searching chowhound is changing the search parameters to 5 years and relevance.

        1. re: bbulkow

          It also takes persistence. That thread came up about 35 pages into the search for "bitters." I knew I had read something and as my wife says I have copious free time.

          1. re: wolfe

            That particular thread is #4 if you search with 5 years + relevance

            1. re: bbulkow

              What would I do with the saved time?

          2. re: bbulkow

            Or use Google with:


      2. Also, check out Cask on 3rd and Market. They have many of the more exotic bitters, and even carry the rare celery bitters from time to time.

        1. I think Cask (same owners as Bourbon & Branch?) has the biggest selection of hard-to-find cocktail supplies.

          Cask Spirits
          17 3rd St, San Francisco, CA