Lemon bitters are a great way to bring a bright citrus flavor to drinks – we particularly like ’em with drinks that already have some fresh lemon, or gin drinks.
There are quite a few different types of lemon bitters, from crisp one-note flavors to smoky Middle Eastern-inspired takes.
If you’ve got a bumper crop of lemons, you can even make your own bitters. SeriousEats.com has a great recipe for Meyer lemon bitters that you can adapt to whatever kind of lemon you have, or even use other citrus to make your own custom blend.
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