Orange Bitters

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A delicious recipe for Orange Bitters, with seville orange, cardamom, caraway, coriander, grain alcohol, water and food coloring. This by flavor drink can be found in liqueurs.

What you'll need

  • 1/2 lb dried, bitter seville orange peel
  • 1 pinch cardamom
  • 1 pinch caraway
  • 1 pinch coriander seeds
  • 2 cups grain alcohol
  • water
  • 4 tbsp caramel food coloring

How to make it

1. Chop the orange peel finely and mix it with the herbs and alcohol. Let it stand for 15-20 days in a sealed jar, agitating it every day.

2. Pour off spirits through a cloth, and seal again.

3. Put the strained off seeds and peel in a saucepan, crush it, cover with boiling water and simmer for 5 minutes. Pour into another jar, cover and let stand for 2 days. Strain this off and add it to the spirits. Add caramel coloring, filter again and let it rest until it settles perfectly clear.

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