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Peychaud bitters

Type

Bitters

Description

Proprietary Louisiana brand of anis-charactered aromatic bitters introduced by Haitian immigrant, Antoine Amedee Peychaud. Produced since the early 19th century, currently by The Sazerac Company, which can trace its linage to one of the first venues to serve these bitters - in the drink for which they were created. They remain notable & essential in the Sazerac cocktail, as originally prepared with brandy, and in later years with rye whiskey.

Flavor

bitter, herbal, spicy, cherry and anise

Availability

Limited availability. Produced and sold in United States. Rarely exported. Regional.

Substitute

Angostura bitters (imperfect substitute), other aromatic bitters (imperfect substitute)

Usage examples

This ingredient appears in 35 recipes in CocktailDB.
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