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Size: 100 mls
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Bar40 Bitters - Sour
A small amount of Bar40 Bitters Sour in a cocktail can go a long way. Even though sour is not generally known to strengthen any of the four other taste perceptions specifically, it is known to be an effective flavor modifier. Sour doesn’t sound very sexy, but rest assured that Bar40 Sour is a secret game changer. The acid compounds in Bar40 Sour causes an increased amount of saliva to be released which in turn helps to distribute non-volatile compounds to the taste receptors on the tongue. This effect gives a full mouthfeel and a round or balanced taste to a cocktail. Sour is easily detected at low amounts. Moreover, taste buds are able to detect various different kinds sour compounds. Bar40 Sour has strong aromatic notes of limes, grapefruits and lemons.
  • Add Bar40 Sour to cocktails that lack inherent acid or sour perceptions to give it a distinctive brightness or "pop".
  • Add Bar40 Sour to a cocktail that is overly sweet, to reduce the perceived sweetness and achieve a rounded flavor balance.
  • Combine Bar40 Sour with Salt will create a perceived sweetness.
Bar40 Bitters is a progressive craft bitters company in Toronto. Bar40 makes their bitters to improve the arsenal of creating next level cocktails. The purpose is to allow anyone to make amazing cocktails with ease.

They provide complementary bitters based on the tongue and how we taste flavors. Their bitters are based on the five gustatory taste receptors. Each flavor includes the compulsory bitter component and is paired with either sweet, sour, salty or umami (savory) flavor profiles. This empowers the bar chef or cocktail creator to choose the specific taste profile of their liking for their personalized cocktail creations.

Bar40 hand crafts small batches from organic fruits and spices. Every batch is hand made and is slightly varied. They use neutral grain spirit to bring out the best flavors in their extractions.