Angostura Bitters is the most popular flavor of bitters, easily recoginzed by the oversized label on the bottle. Made from a mixture of alcohol (44.7%), herbs and spices, and used in hundreds of classic and modern cocktails.
Blackcurrant infused vodka can be made at home by soaking blackcurrant berries in good vodka for several days, rotating the bottle once a day. Some of the more popular commercial brands include Absolut Kurant and Finlandia Blackcurrant. A bold flavor packed full of fruit from the summer harvest, with a slightly tart flavor. Good on the rocks, or mixed with slightly sweeter ingredients in cocktails.
Blackberries are small fruits, generally purple or dark red in color. When ripe, the berries are very sweet, otherwise they tend to be a little bitter or bland if not picked at the right time. Blackberries grow in the wild, as well as commercially on small farms. Blackberries are great muddled in cocktails, and also when used as garnish.
Blackberries are small fruits, generally purple or dark red in color. When ripe, the berries are very sweet, otherwise they tend to be a little bitter or bland if not picked at the right time. Blackberry Brandy is distilled beverage either made with neutral spirit and blackberry flavoring added, or made by distilling a blackberry wine.
Blackberry Liqueur, also known as Creme de Mure in France, is a rich liqueur made from the blackberry fruit. Often a deep purple or dark red liqueur, it is an essential ingredient in many mixed drinks and cocktails.
Blood Orange Liqueur is a vibrant and fruity liqueur made from blood oranges. Imagine a Grand Marnier, Cointreau or Triple Sec, but with a little more passion. We recommend Solerno blood orange liqueur, made exclusively on Sicly from blood oranges grown on the slopes of Mt. Etna.
Some Bloody Mary mixes are as good or better than using the traditional tomato sauce, Worcestershire sauce and Tabasco sauce. By pouring their heart and soul into creating good mixes, some companies such as Mr. & Mrs. T's have come up with very good mixes for Bloody Mary drinks and other great cocktails.
Blue Curacao is an orange-flavored liqueur, blue in color. Originally made from the curacao orange, native to the island of Curacao, most varieties are now commonly made with artificial and natural orange flavors.
Blueberries are small blue-indigo colored berries that grow on small bushes generally in North America. High in vitamins, minerals and anti-oxidants, they are also very tasty. When used in cocktails, blueberries are often muddled to release their flavor and juices, or left whole and used as garnish.