Umami is often described in North America as savoury, 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 is now trending very quickly with being used 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 flavour 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 flavours. This makes Bar40 Umami very easy to use in any application.
- 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 flavour profile.
RECIPES (from Bar40 Bitters)
2 oz. Bourbon
1 oz. Sweet Vermouth
6 drops Bar40 Bitters Umami
6 drops Bar40 Bitters Sour
Stir over ice. Garnish with orange rind.
2.5 oz. London Dry Gin
0.5 oz. Dry Vermouth
6-12 drops Bar40 Bitters Umami
Stir over ice. Garnish with Gibson onions.