Art by Joren  Eulalee

Art by Joren  Eulalee

 

TASTE and EXPERIENCE BOTANICAL DIVERSITY 

 Shoots & Roots Bitters was created by three botanists to bring the flavor and stories of plants from around the world to your beverage through science-based botanical blends for a remarkable taste of diversity. 

Shoots & Roots featured as the cover story in the inflight magazine of Southwest Airlines.

Shoots & Roots featured as the cover story in the inflight magazine of Southwest Airlines.

HISTORY OF BITTERS |ˈBITƏRS|AND BOTANICAL EXTRACTS

Bitters are botanical infusions that bring out the flavor and other properties of plants. People have been preparing bitters for centuries. Bitters emerged in Western pharmacies over 200 years ago where they were mixed with soda water or spirits. From there, the use of bitters evolved to adding a splash of flavor to cocktails and other drinks.

Create your own infusions with Shoots & Roots Bitters botanical blends.

Create your own infusions with Shoots & Roots Bitters botanical blends.

CONTEMPORARY botanical blends BY SHOOTS & ROOTS

Shoots & Roots Bitters draw from past traditions with new botanical formulas that celebrate the world's diversity of plants, cultures, and sensory experiences. Add a splash of Shoots & Roots Bitters botanical blends in your soda water, spirits, teas and tisanes for a remarkable flavor journey. 

 

Sensory Journeys

Our botanical blends each have has a bitter note and so much more. The human tongue has over 40 types of taste receptors that can detect over 550 known bitter-tasting compounds. In addition the the basic tastes of bitter, sweet, sour, astringent and umami, our experience of flavor derives from complex aroma from thousands of secondary metabolite compounds. Our botanical blends seek to capture this wide range of compounds representing the world's biodiversity for unique sensory journeys.

 

Science-based botanical blends highlighting the remarkable sensory properties of plants.

 

Born in Harlem, Based in Bozeman