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Calisaya bitters

Type

Bitters

Also known as

Calisaia bitters

Description

Generic Spanish/Italian spirit-based beverage/digestive bitters of calisaya bark (quinine), herbs, and spices. Ferro China and china-Martini bitters are other forms of this product. Calisay is a liqueur which utilizes the same main flavoring ingredients.

Flavor

herbal

Availability

Limited availability. Produced and sold in Italy and Spain. Known to be distributed in Europe, Italy and Spain and parts of Europe. Rarely exported. Regional.

Substitute

proprietary brands such as calisay or Calisaia liqueurs, or other aromatic bitters or aperitif bitters

Usage examples

This ingredient appears in 6 recipes in CocktailDB.
pictureGlamis Cocktail
pictureDronda Cocktail
pictureBrut
pictureMontauk Riding Club Cocktail
pictureGood Fellow
pictureCalisaya

Museum of the American Cocktail
Tales of the Cocktail 2006
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