bitters bitters  /ˈbɪ tərz/


  • (n) alcoholic liquor flavored with bitter herbs and roots


  1. Burning For a Lafitte's Cloud, Boudreau tops rum with a coconut foam brled with a mixture of rum and Angostura bitters.
  2. If Father Wolfit is the cakes and ale of the play, Mother Rhodes is its gin and bitters.
  3. Only known ingredients are gentian, common bitters base, and rum.


  1. SPOTTED: Chupacabra sighting in San Antonio city limits on Bitters

    SAN ANTONIO -- Margaux Huckabay said her brother spotted the legendary chupacabra on Bitters. "At first he thought it was a coyote," said Huckabay. "It definitely looks weird." Her brother quickly grabbed his phone and started recording the animal as it tried to scurry away it glanced back at the camera. "It has a really long nose and a really long tail," Huckabay said. She couldn't believe it ...
    on June 22, 2013     Source: KENS 5 San Antonio

  2. U in talks to partner with Teach for America

    By: Janice Bitters The University of Minnesota is currently in talks with Teach for America about a potential partnership, according to a written statement released Thursday by Jean Quam, dean of the College of Education and Human Development. CEHD faculty members and administrators have discussed “in depth” the possibility of partnering with TFA, according to Quam’s statement. “We expect to ...
    on June 21, 2013     Source: The Minnesota Daily

  3. Craft bitters join bartenders' list of essentials

    Like a chef's finishing touch of fleur de sel, a classic cocktail always tastes better with bitters. It doesn't take much, just a few dashes of these old-time elixirs to elevate the aromatics and enhance the flavors of your favorite adult libation.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: The Sacramento Bee

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  1. Schneider writes, "It is true that you gave me a DVD copy of Strange Bedfellows but I must confess I've never watched it, as it is not on the same format as I have and it makes quite a nice drinks coaster for my 'Victoria's Bitters (sic)'. I know...
    on Aug 29, 2007 By: Rob Schneider Source:

  2. "There was nothing more to be done," writes British historian Simon Schama in Rough Crossings. "Washington pulled out his watch, 'and observing it was dinner time, offered Wines and Bitters.'"
    on Oct 18, 2008 By: Simon Schama Source: Ottawa Citizen

  3. "I like bourbon, not rye, and I don't like the (Angostura bitters)," says Mitchell with a smile.
    on May 20, 2007 By: Kim Mitchell Source: Toronto Star

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