The Japanese Bitters

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    The Japanese Bitters – Hinoki

    $49.50 $42.00
    Tasting notes: pine-like, resinous, white spice, subtle lemon, gentle smoke
    Recommended cocktails: Old Fashioned, Manhattan, White Negroni
    Recommended beer: Wheat beer
    Flavour feels: The Japanese forest in liquid form
    100ml   ABV 24%

    Hinoki (Japanese Cypress) bitters are made from 100% hinoki wood.  The trees are harvested with permission from the area of Tama, a site outside of Tokyo.

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    The Japanese Bitters – Sakura

    $49.50 $42.00
    Tasting notes: floral, cherry, anise, cardamom, cinnamon, cedar 
    Recommended cocktails: Balalaika, Wine Spritzer, Gin and Tonic, Negroni 
    Recommended beer: Pale Ale
    Flavour feels: Flowers dancing atop tastebuds, hanami in its wake
    100ml   ABV 27%

    Sakura bitters is hanami (the art of appreciating cherry blossom) in a bottle. Salted and pickled to concentrate the delicate flavour of Japanese cherry blossom (sakura), it encompasses spring and imparts a delicate, unique floral flavour to cocktails.

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    The Japanese Bitters – Shiso

    $49.50 $42.00
    Tasting notes: herbaceous, spearmint, basil, cinnamon, anise
    Recommended cocktails: Whisky Sour, Gin and Tonic, White Lady
    Recommended beer: Lager
    Flavour feels: A barefoot stroll through greener pastures
    100ml    ABV 28%

    Perilla frutescans (Shiso) is an Asian culinary herb in the mint family. In Japanese cuisine, the whole shiso leaf is often used as a receptacle to hold wasabi or various condiments, and as a garnish.

    Shiso bitters are prepared using carefully selected blue shiso from the time-honoured Aoba plantation in Chiba, the home of premium quality shiso.

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    The Japanese Bitters – Umami

    $49.50 $42.00
    Tasting notes: savoury, rich, brine, flavour of the sea
    Recommended cocktails: Bloody Mary, Mezcal Negroni, Dirty Martini
    Recommended beer: Stout, Porter
    Flavour feels: A serenade to savoury

    Umami can be translated as “pleasant savoury taste”. Umami bitters is a special blend of quintessentially Japanese flavours sourced from all around Japan.

    Its ingredients of dried shiitake mushrooms, kelp and bonito have a high concentration of umami.

    This triad of Japanese ingredients allows for the ultimate synergy of umami. Elegantly balanced with citrus, umami bitters enhance delicate flavours and provide an unique savoury dimension.

    Ingredients: alcohol, kelp, shiitake mushroom, dried bonito (fish), yuzu

    Umami Bitters contains dried fish (seafood), seaweed and mushrooms. Please do not consume if allergic to any ingredients. Non-vegetarian/non vegan.

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    The Japanese Bitters – Yuzu

    $49.50 $42.00
    Tasting notes: tart, grapefruit, lemon, bergamot
    Recommended cocktails: Martini, Whisky Highball, Gin and Tonic
    Recommended beer: Ale
    Flavour feels: preparing for take-off
    100ml    ABV 27%

    The best known Japanese fruit. An incomparably tart citrus reminiscent of a heady lemon with bergamot. The skin resembles a small grapefruit with variable skin texture. Yuzu fruit is sourced locally from farmers in Tokushima prefecture, a region renowned for yuzu production. The yuzu tree is prickly and the fruit difficult to pick, but like a rose, yuzu is worth the thorns.

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    The Japanese Bitters Bundle

    $242.00 $199.00
    This 5 pack contains 1 of each of The Japanese Bitters range:
    Hinoki (Japanese Cypress)
    Sakura (Cherry Blossom)
    Shiso (Japanese herb)
    Umami (“Savoury”)
    Yuzu (Japanese citrus)

    The Japanese Bitters are a symphony of flavour. This “Quintessential Quintet” is a necessity for any cocktail connoisseur who wants to make their cocktail sing!

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