10 Things You Should Know About Underberg
This article was first posted by VinePair.
While not yet a household name in the U.S., Underberg has been a go-to digestif for Europeans ever since its 19th century release. A fifth-generation family business from Germany, Underberg and its namesake amber-colored bitter are a common sight in bars across Europe.
Often compared to Fernet-Branca and Jägermeister, and beloved for its supposed hangover-healing properties, Underberg has developed a following among American bartenders for its rich, Christmas-like herbal qualities — some of whom even use the entire bottle in their cocktail creations.