These bitters were inspired by Brian Miller. He asked Bittermens if they ever considered making Falernum, a cordial filled with the spices of the West Indies. Since they weren’t cordial makers at the time, they decided to see if it was possible to create a bitter designed with tropical cocktails in mind. Their formulation takes into account the contributions from both the Eastern (Polynesia) and Western (Caribbean) schools of tropical cocktails.
A Note on "Tiki":
Tiki (and/or Tropical) Cocktails are supposed to be light hearted and fun. HOWEVER, please take the time to acknowledge that for some tiki is part of a larger issue of cultural appropriation and a nod to a darker past of colonialism and racism. Check out the below video from one of the leading experts on this subject, Mariah Kunkel