Angostura bitters

/ (ˌæŋɡəˈstjʊərə) /


pl n
  1. trademark a bitter aromatic tonic made from gentian and various spices and vegetable colourings, used as a flavouring in alcoholic drinks

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How to use Angostura bitters in a sentence

  • Finish with Angostura bitters and garnish with a lemon wheel.

    Lights, Camera, Cocktails | Brody Brown | September 23, 2011 | THE DAILY BEAST
  • It sounds like a pick-me-up—'try Angostura bitters to keep up your Pecker.'

    Foe-Farrell | Arthur Thomas Quiller-Couch
  • Ten drops of Angostura bitters, one wine-glassful of gin, ten drops of curaoa, one shred of lemon peel.

    Cakes & Ale | Edward Spencer
  • Then six drops of Angostura bitters, a wine-glassful of sherry, and half a wine-glassful of brandy.

    Cakes & Ale | Edward Spencer
  • Put into a small tumbler ten drops of Angostura bitters, and one wine-glassful of Scotch whisky.

    Cakes & Ale | Edward Spencer
  • One teaspoonful of sifted sugar, ten drops of Angostura bitters, a small slice of pine-apple, and a shred of lemon peel.

    Cakes & Ale | Edward Spencer