Until the Bitter End

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The Thinking Girl's Guide To Drinking: (Cocktails without Regrets)

By Ariane Resnick

Published 2016

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A cocktail as bitter as We Met in the Garden (opposite) is sour, this is another adult beverage for those who enjoy adult flavors over syrupy-sweet ones. The artichoke leaf liqueur Cynar provides just enough sweetness to work with the other ingredients, such as potent orange blossom water. Even stronger than rose water, orange blossom water adds a floral citrus taste and aroma. It’s a by-product of bitter orange essential-oil production, and is used to ease stomach upset, lower cholesterol,