Type: Liqueurs
Country: Trinidad and Tobago
Region: Angostura
Code: ANGO005
Made from its own special recipe, Angostura orange bitters is a complex blend of tropical oranges and spices.

House of Angostura

The House of Angostura is a Trinidad and Tobago company famous for the production of angostura bitters invented by the company's founder. The company was founded around 1830 in the Venezuelan town of Angostura by a German doctor Johann Gottlieb Benjamin Siegert Surgeon-General in Simon Bolivar's army in Venezuela. Around 1820 he tried to find a medicine to improve appetite and digestive well-being of the soldiers. Researching and analysing the qualities of tropical herbs and plants he finally arrived at a unique blend of herbs in 1824 which he called "Amargo Aromatico" or aromatic bitters. In 1830 Siegert exported his unique aromatic bitters to England and Trinidad. By 1850 he had resigned h...
Almost colourless with a faint tinge of orange. Orange top rounded off with a combination of aromatic of spices. Fresh and flavourful with a soft mellow note. Perfect blend of sweet and bitter notes giving a mouth warming array of citrus spicy notes, ending in subtle astringent mouth feel.
Wonderfully versatile and pairs perfectly with vodka, gin and whisky. It also adds a depth of flavour to rum cocktails.

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