This month, we're testing Runamok's Maple Orange bitters, the third in the Vermont-based company's recently introduced line. For us, the best test for orange bitters is an Old-Fashioned...
Bitters Battle: Regan's Orange Bitters #6 vs. Runamok Orange Maple
Runamok has had a good run in our tests so far, knocking out two of our standing favorites. This time, Regan's holds up once again. It is simply more orangey - perhaps not surprising. Generally speaking, adding sugar detracts from the tanginess of orange flavor. If you want that tanginess - and it turns out we do - sweeter is not the way to go.
Winner and Still Champion: Regan's Orange Bitters #6