Historically, the credit for the development of liqueurs goes to the monks of the late Middle Ages and the Renaissance, who created various tonics and beverages to promote health by experimenting with combinations of roots and herbs mixed with a spirit base. Many of those products, including Chartreuse & Benedictine, have survived to this day. Read More »
Wildly popular grapefruit bitters from bespoke producer Bob. Bob's Bitters focus on creating concentrated individual flavours to create an intense essence of each specific aromatic, eschewing the normal practice of using lots of different ingredients. These grapefruit ones are meant to be amazing with tequila or white rum.
A very green peppermint liqueur from Cartron, one of France's top producers. The essential oil used to produce this liqueur is a combination of Chinese peppery mint and icy mint, entirely natural and very aromatic.
A half bottle of the cult German herb liqueur, blessed with a bittersweet flavour. This is best either ice-cold in a frozen glass or with an energy drink of your choice as part of a 'Jager Bomb' cocktail.
Another excellent addition to The Bitter Truth's ever-expanding stable of essential cocktail ingredients, these grapefruit bitters have been produced in collaboration with the American specialist bitters producers Bittermens.
The craze for more varieties of bitters shows no sign of abating (hurrah!). These Creole bitters from the fanatics at The Bitter Truth look set to continue the revival of a bartending tradition that looked dead and buried a few years ago.
Bitter Truth's chocolate bitters blur the lines between old world bitters and new world flavors. They play exceptionally well with tequila, aged rum, sweet vermouth and most brown spirits. Add a dash to a Manhattan to start exploring its complex flavour or use in a Tequila Old Fashioned to bring forward the spirit’s vegetal flavors.