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Dandelion Bitters


  • 3/4 Cup vodka/bourbon/rum Or any other 100 -proof alcohol
  • 4 Tbps dandelion root best in late fall
  • 1 Tbsp ginger root chopped
  • 1 Tbsp orange peel


  • Wash the dandelion roots roots thoroughly removing all the dirty pieces.
  • Slice finely and roast or dry on a tray for 3 to 5 days.
  • Put dried dandelion roots, red-orange zest and ginger root into a 400 ml jar, then pour in 350 ml of vodka/bourbon/rum or any other 100 -proof alcohol.
  • Cover the jar and let sit in a cold dark place for a minimum of 6 weeks¬†
  • Strain out the herbs using a fine mesh sieve. Serve it chilled before meals, no more that 30 ml. Bitters are not suitable for kids.¬†
  • Serve it chilled before meals, no more than 30 ml with a glass of water or in a cocktail with some sparkling water.


Bitters are not recommended for children.