What to do with orange bitters

boulevardier
My Boulevardier: no bitters in here.

Well, at least it’s good damage control for the gin purchase: Inspired by this article in Heavy Table, I recently bought some Dashfire bitters to try out at home. So far, the experimentation has yielded a solution to my disappointment in a Bombay Sapphire gin & tonic. Adding Dashfire or peach bitters to it makes it taste a lot closer to a G&T made with a more flowery botanical gin like Nolet’s (my preferred cocktail, last summer). This is a terrific win, but I haven’t yet discovered a bourbon drink that works with my new purchase. Continue reading “What to do with orange bitters”