Classic Mixology: Cocktail & Mixed Drink Recipes

Bogart's bitters

Also Known As:  Boker's What it is:  Bitters

Corruption of the correct name, "Boker's", a popular bitters in the late 19th century. A bitters is an alcoholic beverage that contains herbal essences, has a bitter or bittersweet flavor, and is typically flavored with citrus. There are numerous brands of bitters, which were formerly marketed as patent medicines but are now considered to be digestifs and are principally used as digestifs and as flavorings in cocktails.

Further reading:  http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Bitters
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