The Medicinal Roots of Cocktail Bitters

A brief history of cocktail bitters and the medicinal plants that make them. First printed in the book¬†Kew’s Teas, Tonics and Tipples. According to its most basic definition, a¬†cocktail is simply a mix of two or more drinks, one of which contains alcohol. This simple premise proves to be an endless source of intoxicating concoctions…