UK Drinks Distributor Maverick Drinks is proud to announce the launch of Bitter Bastards – Cocktail Bitters Made with Centrifugal Force. This groundbreaking, state-of-the-art new range of cocktail bitters is flavoured with rapid maceration extraction and clarified with a centrifuge machine which subjects the bitters to a force around 5,000 times that of Earth’s gravity. Cocktail bitters, the salt and pepper of the cocktail world, are traditionally made by soaking the ingredients in spirit for several weeks before bottling, essentially making a kind of stewed-tea with various bitter, richly flavoured botanicals, then clarifying the resulting liquid using either filters or fining agents.
Bitter Bastards takes a new approach, rapidly macerating the botanicals in top-quality base spirit for just a few minutes to extract only the fresh-tasting, intense flavours by instantly opening up the botanicals’ surface area. After the rapid maceration, the spirit is then clarified using a centrifuge. This machine applies a force equivalent to roughly 5,000g to the liquid, clarifying it beautifully whilst retaining the essential oils. This centrifuge also mitigates the need of chemical fining agents or filtration for clarification. And, the result is – Bitters with a fresh, vibrant flavour-profile.
Bitter Bastards range comprises 25 different single-botanical bitters, and will be available soon from all good retailers, and from Master of Malt Thursday 15th May 2014.
About Maverick Drinks:
Established in 2013, Maverick Drinks brings great drinks and craft spirits to the UK. They represent a number of craft distilleries from the US and Europe and distribute small-batch spirits throughout the UK.