the story of angostura® aromatic bitters is a journey through time. it started in 1824, when founder dr. johann siegert first produced aromatic bitters as a medicinal tincture designed to alleviate stomach ailments. in the 1870’s, dr. siegert’s three sons migrated to trinidad, among them don carlos siegert, who pioneered the brand, establishing angostura® aromatic bitters as an integral ingredient in cocktails and in food. the rest, as they say, is history. angostura® aromatic bitters is today a staple for bartenders and cocktail enthusiasts, professional and home cooks alike, bounded only by the creativity and imaginations of those who use it.