Spotted at South End Formaggio: sriracha bitters. I love sriracha and I love bitters, but I'm not convinced they belong together in the same bottle. (This would, however, make a lovely gift for the self-identifying foodie in your life.)
The bitters are made by Brooklyn Hemispherical. The company's website offers a recipe for a Srirazerac, a twist on a drink I love (and thus prefer to drink untwisted 9 times out of 10). Portland, Ore., bartender Jacob Grier includes it in his Stockholm 75, which is made with aquavit. And Momofuku Ssam Bar seems to be using it in a drink called Mango Sriracha, which sounds perfect for brunch.
But I might simply try to replicate it using bitters and sriracha, from separate bottles. (The drink also contains mango puree, cane syrup, lime juice, and bourbon. Good morning!) At about $20 a bottle, these bitters are a bit steep for me to purchase for experiment's sake alone.
Anyone tried them?
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