Combining the same classic ingredients for nearly 200 years, angostura bitters are a key ingredient in many famous cocktails, often paired with gin and rum to great effect. despite the name, its flavour is not bitter at all, with the strong aromatic flavour, powerful with gentian and spices. many cocktails simply wouldn’t be the same without a dash or two of angostura bitters and it’s the complex herbaceous nature of the product which allows it to offer additional depth and dimension to cocktails.
Go back in time to the downright dirty history of the american speakeasy and you’ll find angostura orange bitters in a huge number of different drinks. rising to prominence during prohibition many classic cocktails simplyaren’t complete without a shot of angostura orange. a classic example of bitters, one of the few that survived us prohibition, flavours of orange and geranium are most prominent followed by spicy cardamom and coriander. shake into your martini, your manhattan or even a classic champagne cocktail.
Refreshing and sweet the natural flavour of apricots is tantalising on the tongue and infinitely mixable, as well as being the perfect partner for many different foods. bitter truth apricot liqueur combines the natural juice from sun-ripened apricots with a sweet apricot schnapps, offering an authentic flavour of the fruit and a powerful hit of alcohol which works perfectly. hints of almond and apricot pit add complexity without overpowering the welcome sweetness.
As the name suggests bitter truth old time aromatic bitters are all about the strength and power of their flavours. the aromatic nature of the drink means you only need a little to take your drink to the next level. perfect to blend into dark rum and whiskey cocktails bitter truth aromatic bitters have a complex flavour profile which is rich, intensely spicy and the perfect partner to many darker spirits.
Aromas and flavors of lemon chiffon, floral honeycomb and some salinity with a supple, tangy, moderately sweet medium body and a breezy citrus pith and gentian, hibiscus tea, sarsaparilla, and lavender perfume and potpourri finish.
The popularity of celery bitters is on the up and the bitter truth celery bitters off a complex flavour profile which expands beyond most others on the market. intense and aromatic with notes of white grape, lemon grass and even ginger, flavour is boosted further by coriander seed, chicory and of course the fresh taste of celery. refreshing and sharp, the bitter truth celery bitters is a must for traditional cocktails such as your bloody mary and even for spicing up a g&t.
Rich and creamy, the bitter truth xocolatl mole bitters is intense with creamy cocoa butter and bitter dark chocolate. this is followed closely by aromas of decadent vanilla, cinnamon and the classic bitters flavours of gentian and wormwood. xocolatl mole bitters is a modern and exciting addition to many cocktails, working especially well with aged spirits such as rum, tequilas and whiskies. deep chocolate notes are perfectly balanced with hints of spice which you can enjoy creatively in a range of cocktails.
Travel back to a time before even your favourite cocktail was created and enjoy the primitive and intensely spiced flavours of the bitter truth creole bitters. we’re talking about a time where bitters were found behind the counters of apothecaries and used for liquid tonics for medicinal purposes. the deeply spicy and rich flavours of creole bitters evoke the french regions of the deep south with pink peppercorns, cayenne and anise working with many other ingredients to perk up any drink of your choosing.
Summery yet spicy, the bitter truth grapefruit bitters add a refreshing twist to your favourite summery cocktails. grapefruit is one of those flavours that is often forgotten about but here it takes the centre stage and is supported by the spicy botanicals mix that the bitter truth is known for. grapefruit adds a zesty citrus tang to any drink and pairs up beautifully with gin, vodka and light rum. add a dash to your daiquiri to take it to another level.
Any mixologist worth his salt has heard of professor jerry thomas. considered to be one of the most important bartenders in the history of the art, jerry thomas’ own recipe was used to inspire the bitter truth jerry thomas bitters. deep and intense in flavour with bitter notes of cloves and angostura bark, jerry thomas bitters is lifted by sweeter cinnamon and orange peel to finish. team it with a wide range of cocktails, experimenting just like thomas himself and you may create your own classic.
One of the first lemon bitters on the market the bitter truth lemon bitters have a decadent and enticing aroma or hot lemon and honey. overwhelming fresh and fruity, dense with the traditional bitters spices and hints of sherbet, bitter truth lemon bitters is a real palate-pleaser. the fresh flavour works particularly well in gin and vodka cocktails, or even with sharp silver tequila. replace that slice of lemon with a shot of bitter truth bitters.
Warm and spicy, the bitter truth orange bitters have syrupy marmalade flavours which melt onto the tongue and add a real depth to a wide range of cocktails. the initial hit of orange is followed up by the spiciness expected from quality bitters, including notes of cardamom, caraway and a final hit of orange oil. dash into your martini or mix in rum and whiskey cocktails, where the intense flavours of the spirit will be brought out even further.
A virgin cocktail can still be as exotic and innovative as your regular ones. non-alcohol orange flower water from the bitter truth is an essential for fruity mocktails as well as adding a refreshing hit to white sparkling wines or champagnes. natural orange blossoms provide its sweet yet delicate flavour and it adds a subtle citrus touch to any drinks flavour profile. it can even be used for flavouring light desserts such as meringues and mousses.
Jamaican rum is a delicacy we all know and love but what about taking it one step further? bitter truth pimento dram brings together that fine rum and the sweet flavour of pimento, or allspice, creating a thoroughly enjoyable flavour. cinnamon, nutmeg and clover are all encapsulated in the flavour and it’s a distinctive flavour which can be enjoyed simply over ice or added to any number of exotic drinks.
Violent violet hues welcome you to this aromatic and floral drink, the bitter truth violet liqueur is intense and florid. the deep purple hues are wonderful to drink offering the flavour of the wild violet blossoms that grow in the alps, combined with quality grain spirit. there’s a slight sweetness to it but it’s the floral violet flavour that comes through most strongly, with a light perfume ever present.
An ancient liqueur with a strange history and an equally interesting flavour. chartreuse elixier has been made by the chartreuse monks since the 18th century, using the same recipe written in 1605. the herbal and floral flavour of the elixir is delivered through a combination of 130 aromatic flowers and plants, wonderful when enjoyed in sugared water. its presentation is like a traditional medicinal tonic and it’s a wonderful showpiece for your drinks cabinet.
Not quite one of your five a day but certainly something different for your drinks, fee brothers celery bitters is built upon a tradition of this odd sounding cocktail ingredient. celery bitters were popular in the 19th century and are now coming into their own, bringing retro back. fee brothers celery bitters offer a bittersweet addition to your drinks, offering both herby undertones and a refreshing touch of vegetable goodness!
A true cocktail classic, fee brothers cherry bitters adds that distinctive, bittersweet dark cherry flavour for your concoctions. cherry is one of the strongest fruit flavours there is and it has been a classic cocktail flavours since before us prohibition. exceptional when teamed with whiskey and used in whiskey cocktails fee brothers has brought back a true classic of the cocktail making world. just a quick dash or two will add a burst of flavour to your drinks.
The biting sharpness of cranberry adds a kick like you wouldn’t believe, enjoying a cranberry-inspired cocktail is refreshing and thirst quenching all in one go. fee brothers cranberry bitters are sharp and flavourful, teaming the freshness of cranberry with their classic bitters ingredients. dash it into your favourite cocktail to add complexity to the background flavour. ideal for cosmopolitans and other vibrant fruity long drinks and cocktails.
Combining the sweet and sour delicacy of the grapefruit with the classic herbaceous spice of bitters, fee brothers grapefruit bitters are a powerful weapon in the mixologist’s arsenal. add a tangy citrus element to cocktail, jazz up margaritas and give sours cocktails something alternative to make them stand out. fee brothers traditional production methods ensure a truly authentic bitters taste flavoured subtly with the zing of grapefruit.
Raise the flavour profile of your favourite cocktail with a zing of fee brothers lemon bitters. refreshing and sharp, a few shakes of fee brothers lemon can add an exciting dimension to your drinks. the lemon flavour is intense and created by a selection of natural lemon oils and lemon grass and its powerful sharpness makes it the perfect choice for sours cocktails and long drinks. the zestiness adds an additional dimension to your favourite drink.
Strong enough to take the lead or to settle in as a background flavour fee brothers mint bitters is sweet and cool all at the same time. perfect for finishing of a refined mint julep or adding the key flavour to your mojito, fee brothers bitters has the additional aromatic bitters element which further expands the flavour profile of your drinks. in addition to cocktails, mint bitters are popularly added to desserts and used for baking.
You can’t sup a classic old-fashioned without a powerful hit of orange bitters. fee brothers orange bitters are zesty, powerful and use the finest oranges from the west indies. the modern trend for authentic classic cocktails means orange bitters have come back into fashion and fees brothers execution of their bitters make it a product you’ll be desperate to try. pop a dash in your next martini.
There’s more to peaches than just schnapps and fees brothers are showing us that here with their classically produced peach bitters. pungent and aromatic, the natural peace flavour teams perfectly with the botanical bitters flavours. the exotic flavour lends itself to mai tais, teaming with rum and coconut based drinks. fee brothers peach bitters has been masterfully executed to balance the peach flavour, ensuring it is strong without overpowering.
Memories of the classic plum pudding dessert can be enjoyed in a long drink or cocktail with fee brothers plum bitters. a fruity combination of plums and spices, alongside the classic fee brothers bitters concoction offers a deep and intense flavour which is perfectly paired with spicy dark rums. the warm flavours work wonderfully together to create a comforting and infinitely drinkable addition to any cocktail or soft drink/mixer.
With a vaguely medicinal aroma and a delicate flavour, fee brothers rhubarb bitters is an unusual addition to your drinks cabinet. using traditional flavours from the 1800s, fee brothers rhubarb has an authentic historical taste and there are many cocktails which have been switched up with a rhubarb theme. from rhubarb collins to rhubarb bellinis a shot of fragrant fee brothers can make all the difference.
The taste of tennessee is sweet, spicy and rich in fee brothers whiskey barrel-aged bitters. freshly emptied oak whiskey barrels, charred and soaked with quality whiskey are used to age and develop each batch of fees brothers bitters. the results tingle on your tongue and bring together a strongly spiced, whiskey-scented drink which can be added to a wide range of cocktails and long drinks. fee brothers whiskey barrel-aged bitters is their premium product.
With its history in apothecary peychaud’s bitters has a strong authentic flavour which was originally dispensed as a medicinal tonic. of course, the signature cocktail with peychaud’s is the sazerac but the subtle yet spicy flavour makes it a great choice for a wide range of cocktails from old fashioned to whiskey sours and the overriding flavour in each sip is aromatic cloves. known as a great all-rounder peychaud’s can be mixed with virtually anything to create a complex flavour profile.
Try regan’s no.6 orange bitters in your next cocktail. their flavour is a magical addition to any cocktail that’s calling for bitters and the sharpness of the orange is what really helps it stand out from the crowd. just a few drops of regan’s orange bitters can give life and body to your whiskey sours and it’s absolutely essential for a quality old fashioned. zesty and sharp, just a drop or two of regan’s can make all the difference.