Beginning life as "a quest to craft a better cocktail" the team behind the elegant new bar addition soon discovered that "fresh spirit infusions were the key to creating remarkable cocktails and bitters".
Looking more like a classic spirits bottle than an "infusion vessel" the Alkemista is combines a Japanese teapot making it a user friendly piece of kit for anyone wanting to custom infuse cocktails at home by experimenting with their favourite spirits and flavours.
How does Alkemista Work?
Place the chosen ingredients like fruits, spices, roots or botanicals into Alkemista’s stainless steel infusion filter, and then add a base alcohol like whiskey, gin, vodka or tequila. Allow the flavours to steep for as long as you like, then use infused spirit directly from the Alkemista or mix with other ingredients.
Launched on the crowdfunding website, Kickstarter, enthusiastic backers have already pledged more cash than the target. At the time of writing one kit retailed at $45.
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