Strength: 35% ABV (70 proof)
Description: Essential for making a Sazerac cocktail, Peychaud's offers up light Christmas spice notes, including clove and nutmeg. The 18th-century recipe even includes a hint of cherry, though as with most bitters formula, the secret is one that is well-kept.
Not only is Peychaud's a fantastic addition to classic drinks, you'll also want to use them to spice up modern creations.
Bitters: A base spirit infused with the sharp pungent taste of plant extracts, flowers, berries, and/or roots. Used as an additive in cocktails or as a medicinal substance to promote appetite or digestion.