Thursday, January 8, 2015

Bittermilk Cocktail Mixers

In stock now at Forsyth, or order online for pick up at our other stores.

Want a great mixed drink at home, but you do not want the hard work.  Bittermilk has done the work for you.  You do not have to go out and by a bunch of ingredients.  They have done the work for you.  Just add the alcohol....

  • Bittermilk is a line of cocktail mixers made for cocktail enthusiasts by bartenders with real ingredients. Crafted and bottled by human hands in Charleston, SC. The labor is in the bottle, just add booze.
  • Hand crafted and hand bottled.
  • Made in Charleston, SC in a small warehouse staffed by 4 people
  • Each bottle makes about 17 drinks.  Breaks down to only about 76 cents per drink before the alcohol.  Just imagine how much you would have to spend on so many different bottles to make these drinks by yourself.
  • Made from all natural ingredients, organic when possible.  I have included the ingredient list with the descriptions below.  Check it out, no chemicals or additives.  Just natural ingredients.
  • Non-alcoholic
  • There are real quality products.  Wait until you taste them!

A lot of great drink ideas on their website - click here to see them

Bittermilk No.1 Bourbon Barrel Aged Old Fashoned...$12.99

We've recreated this gentlemen's cocktail by using classic bittering agents like gentian root and cinchona bark along with burnt sugar, spices and a bit of orange peel. Aged in Willett bourbon barrels to allow the flavors to come together and ramp up the intensity. It is super concentrated so just a little goes a long way. Best with aged spirits. Stir 1 part No.1 + 4 parts Rye in a glass with ice.
Burnt Organic Cane Sugar, Demerara Sugar Water, Orange Oleo Saccharum (Organic Orange Peel, Organic Cane Sugar), Spices, Organic Gentian Root, Cinchona Bark, Tartaric Acid

Bittermilk No.2 Tom Collins with Elderflower and Hops...$12.99 
Not just your grandma's Tom Collins, we've made a refreshing Collins with floral and citrus notes. Using Centennial hops as the bittering agent prized for it's aggressive floral characteristics. Mixes best with light spirits. Build equal parts No.2 + Gin or Vodka in a glass with lots of ice, top with soda water.
Organic Lemon Juice, Water, Organic Cane Sugar, Natural Extract of Elderflower and Elderberry, Centennial Hops

Bittermilk No.3 Smoked Honey Whiskey Sour...$12.99 / 17oz
We've revived this old classic by smoking honey over bourbon barrel staves. Bitter orange peel and lemon make for a slightly tart and smoky cocktail. Honey adds a nice frothy head when shaken vigorously. Mixes best with bourbon but swap it out for tequila to make a slightly smoky Honey Margarita. Shake equal parts Bittermilk No.3 + Whiskey with heavy amounts of ice.
Organic Lemon Juice, Water, Bourbon Barrel Smoked Organic Honey, Organic Cane Sugar, Orange Oleo Saccharum (Organic Orange Peel, Organic Cane Sugar)

Bittermilk No.4 New Orleans Style Old Fashioned Rouge...$12.99 / 8.5oz

Our Old Fashioned Rouge is strong and bittersweet packed with licorice and spice. Wormword, fennel, and gentian root imply flavors of absinthe and bitters. A traditional coloring technique using Cochineal, a red beetle from Peru gives this Old Fashioned it's "Rouge" naturally. Aged in Willet Family Reserve Rye Whiskey barrels. Add 1 part No.4 + 4 parts rye, stir with ice, strain into a rocks glass and garnish with a lemon twist.
Organic Cane Sugar, Water, Organic Lemon Peel, Spices, Wormwood, Gentian Root, Tartaric Acid, Cochineal (Red Beetle)

Bittermilk No.5 Charred Grapefruit Tonic....$12.99 / 17oz
Not your typical tonic, the No.5 combines lime and lemon juice with cinchona bark, the source of quinine for tonic. We peel fresh grapefruits and char the skins to help bring out bitter yet refreshing notes. Just a bit of local Bulls Bay Saltworks sea salt helps pull savory caramel notes and rounds out flavor. Works well with any light spirit. Build over ice equal parts No.5 + vodka + soda water in a tall glass. Garnish with a lime wedge.
Organic Lime and Lemon Juices, Organic Cane Sugar, Charred Grapefruit Peel, Cinchona Bark, Spices, Sea Salt, Hibiscus

Bittermilk No. 6 Oaxacan Old Fashioned...$12.99 / 8.5oz
No. 6 Oaxacan Old Fashioned. Pronounced “weh-HAH-ken,” the product’s flavors are strong and bittersweet with Old Fashioned spices and chiles. No. 6 is a celebration of the flavors of Oaxaca, Mexico using dried Mexican chilies, cocoa nibs and spices, sweetened with raisins and aged with cocoa husks from French Broad Chocolates in Asheville, NC. The Oaxacan is best mixed with mezcal, the source of inspiration for the mixer. Stir 1 part mixer to 4 parts Mezcal with ice. Garnish with a lime twist.
Organic Cane Sugar, Organic Raisins, Lemon Peel, French Broad Chocolate Cocoa Nibs & Fines, Dried Chiles, Spices, Cinchona Bark, Tartaric Acid

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