Whether you bomb it or sip it slowly, Jägermeister, the German hunt-master, is a flavour which we all know and love. However you drink yours you’ll know the sticky sweetness it offers, with a complex blend of 56 fruits, spices and herbs creating the trademark taste. With medicinal undertones and aromatic depth, Jägermeister is one of the most popular shooters on the market but it’s often enjoy in cocktails and even on its own over ice.
Go back in time to the downright dirty history of the American speakeasy and you’ll find Angostura Orange bitters in a huge number of different drinks. Rising to prominence during prohibition many classic cocktails simplyaren’t complete without a shot of Angostura Orange. A classic example of bitters, one of the few that survived US Prohibition, flavours of orange and geranium are most prominent followed by spicy cardamom and coriander. Shake into your Martini, your Manhattan or even a classic Champagne cocktail.
With its history in apothecary Peychaud’s Bitters has a strong authentic flavour which was originally dispensed as a medicinal tonic. Of course, the signature cocktail with Peychaud’s is the Sazerac but the subtle yet spicy flavour makes it a great choice for a wide range of cocktails from Old Fashioned to Whiskey Sours and the overriding flavour in each sip is aromatic cloves. Known as a great all-rounder Peychaud’s can be mixed with virtually anything to create a complex flavour profile.