Why? Because you can! And pickle, and jam, or otherwise celebrate the resurgence of the domestic arts our forebears held so dear. Put on your best apron and step into our kitchen, won't you?
Deanna shares a beginners guide to creating bitters at home from how to properly smell bitters to purchasing the aromatics to the step-by-step process of creating them.
Homemade infusions have a fresh, natural flavor. And making your own better-than-storebought infused spirits is not some elaborate or expensive project. It's as easy as putting things in a jar, pouring booze on top, and waiting.
You can drink in spring (quite literally) by foraging violets and honeysuckle for fragrant infused flower syrups. They make the most divine cocktails.
You can infuse flavors into liquor (and water based things, too) almost instantly with nothing more than an iSi Cream Whipper . You can use seeds, herbs, spiced, fruits, cocoa nibs, etc.