Berg & Hauck’s – Jerry Thomas Bitters are dedicated to Professor Jerry Thomas (1830-1885), who is considered to be the most famous and important bartender of the 19th century.
Bitters already existed 250 years ago, but were called aromatic or stomach bitters and were primarily created by doctors and apothecaries
for the use in liquid tonics. Early bartenders added bitters to their cocktails to improve the taste of these mixed drinks. Some of them, like Jerry Thomas, created their own bitters formulas. After prohibition almost all bitters had vanished from the market but were rediscovered at the end of the 20th century. Stephan Berg & Alexander Hauck started producing cocktail bitters in 2006 and recreated this improved version of Jerry Thomas’ formula in 2008.
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