So, what exactly is a Rumtopf, you ask? Basically, it’s an age-old German tradition of preserving fruit in sugar and rum. Not only do you end up with preserved fruits at the end, but also a unique syrupy beverage with boundless potential.
This liqueur is silky and sweet with a little hint of bitterness just to keep things interesting. The burnt umber color lights up the room and I’m looking forward to the bridal shower I’m throwing so I can make up a gorgeous blood orange punch.
Like a pinch of salt in cooking, bitters help harmonize and highlight the various flavors in a cocktail, and with winter citrus in peak season, now’s the perfect time to add a batch of homemade grapefruit bitters to your shelf.
Not your grandpa's limoncello. Delirious smell at first sniff and incredible, non bitter taste will make you drink it until either someone takes it away from you or you empty the bottle. Either way it's super simple. Printable recipe included.