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Bar40 Bitters - Umami
Umami is often described in North America as savory, meaty or brothy. Bar40 Umami has rich taste that pairs well with all of the other four gustatory senses. Umami is most know for strongly enhancing the palatability of food and although it may seem weird to some, it is becoming quite trendy to use umami in cocktails. Bar40 Umami strengthens saltiness and sweetness yet can take some of the bite out of sour and bitter compounds without drastically changing the flavor of them. Bar40 Umami also increases body to a drink and adding a sense of smoothness. Improving a drink by making it taste less watered down without changing its consistency all while enhancing the other present flavors. This makes Bar40 Umami very easy to use in any application. Bar40 Umami has strong notes of truffles, cheese, mushroom and toasted sesame.
  • Add Bar40 Umami to a cocktail to increase palatability and provide a level of excitement.
  • Add Bar40 Umami to a cocktail with an overly harsh alcohol burn to reduce this sensation.
  • Add Bar40 Umami to an overly sour or bitter cocktail to balance the flavor profile.
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.