Bitterly Honest

In the spirit of optimism and making it easier to have a socially distant gathering or simply make Tuesday night feel a little more festive, we thought we’d share some tips on batching cocktails. Guests can serve themselves while you keep your distance or you can pour yourself a fancy drink in minutes to class up any Zoom happy hour of Netflix binge.
We talk with Camille Cavan, Bar Manager at Quaintrelle, about mental health in the service industry and well, bitters too.
Herbs are essential to many cocktails, and a great addition to any drink, along with a few splashes of The Bitter Housewife bitters of course. 
Kimberly Lashbrook AKA Chixology talks to us about using bitters.
If you’re looking for a recommendation for orange bitters recipes, you have come to the right place. We’ll break down different uses for orange cocktail bitters and provide a few orange bitters recipes that you can use often. 
The recipes for bitters are often highly guarded, but in the spirit of transparency, we list every ingredient used in our bitters and are happy to talk about why we’ve chosen each one. 
It’s been a tough 2020 for all of us, right? It’s easy to want to crack open a bottle of wine or make ourselves a cocktail when we feel like the world is ending. And there’s no shame in it. We’ve built our business on crafting the perfect cocktail. But do you ever feel like you could be doing more and drinking less? 
At the Bitter Housewife, our Old Fashioned Aromatic Bitters is our own take on these classic bitters and our signature flavor. They were designed specifically to enhance an Old Fashioned, our founder’s favorite cocktail, with the flavors of dried cherries, ginger, and warm baking spices, plus just enough bitterness to keep things interesting.
We’re often asked, “What are bitters?” Many questions arise about ingredient content, amount of alcohol, and how they’re produced. We’ll break down what bitters are and how they're used. 
If your home bar consists of a bottle of vodka, St. Germaine you bought on a whim, and some rarely used simple syrup, this bar guide is for you. 

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