In the world of spirits, another category marks the history of Trinidad: bitters. In the 19th century, the Siegert family moves the Angostura Bitters factory to the Port of Spain. Where would today’s bartenders across the world be without the existence of a Prussian family whose mission it was to limit the effects of high fever on the troops of Simon Bolivar? After the First World War, Robert Siegert, the grandson of the founder, begins researching the rum industry: a distillery results, distinguishing itself from the others in the region. It is a modern distillery, the result of careful scientific research, possessing multiple distillation columns which replace the traditional pot stills.

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