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Dr. Adam Elmegirab’s Spanish Bitters 100ml

$18.99

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Following the initial success of earlier offerings many would ask when Dr. Adam Elmegirab planned to add a citrus bitters to his portfolio. The opportunity arose when he reformulated a bitters for a cocktail competition entry in 2010 and found his fellow competitors were more interested in the bitters than the sponsor brand. Spotting a growing trend for chamomile influenced drinks in Scandinavia the temptation to bring a new style of citrus bitters, with a clear floral influence, proved too much…

It was during the mid-1800s that Spanish Bitters were first found and celebrated for their medicinal benefits but it was the botanical profile and flavour that was really of interest, allowing him to build on the citrus and floral base by removing botanicals which were no longer deemed safe for consumption, whilst replacing them with ingredients which would compliment and enhance the primary flavours but at the same time work in harmony with the many spirits used in bars around the world today. First released as a limited edition bottling in 2010, demand made for their permanent return in 2012 thus consolidating their place in my portfolio.

KEY BOTANICALS
  • Dried chamomile flowers (Egypt)
  • Dried orange peel (Spain)
  • Dried lemon peel (Spain)
  • Coriander seed (Morocco)
  • Orris root (Morocco)
  • Angelica root (China)
  • Gentian root (France)

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Following the initial success of earlier offerings many would ask when Dr. Adam Elmegirab planned to add a citrus bitters to his portfolio. The opportunity arose when he reformulated a bitters for a cocktail competition entry in 2010 and found his fellow competitors were more interested in the bitters than the sponsor brand. Spotting a growing trend for chamomile influenced drinks in Scandinavia the temptation to bring a new style of citrus bitters, with a clear floral influence, proved too much…

It was during the mid-1800s that Spanish Bitters were first found and celebrated for their medicinal benefits but it was the botanical profile and flavour that was really of interest, allowing him to build on the citrus and floral base by removing botanicals which were no longer deemed safe for consumption, whilst replacing them with ingredients which would compliment and enhance the primary flavours but at the same time work in harmony with the many spirits used in bars around the world today. First released as a limited edition bottling in 2010, demand made for their permanent return in 2012 thus consolidating their place in my portfolio.

KEY BOTANICALS

  • Dried chamomile flowers (Egypt)
  • Dried orange peel (Spain)
  • Dried lemon peel (Spain)
  • Coriander seed (Morocco)
  • Orris root (Morocco)
  • Angelica root (China)
  • Gentian root (France)