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New bitters celebrating 125 years of the SAVOY HOTEL London

Savoy Martini Bitters

THE AMERICAN BAR AT THE SAVOY LAUNCHES BESPOKE, LIMITED EDITION ‘SAVOY MARTINI BITTERS’

The next installment of The Savoy Collection is a limited edition ‘Savoy Martini Bitters’ created in collaboration with The Bitter Truth Range of Bitters and Liqueurs.

250 bottles of ‘Savoy Martini Bitters’ have been produced for sale and to be used in the Martini Cocktail, one of the American Bar’s most popular drinks. The Bitters will also be incorporated into a number of other cocktails featured on a special Anniversary Menu in the American Bar, which launches this week in celebration of The Savoy’s 125th Anniversary on 6 August 2014.

‘Savoy Martini Bitters’ comes in a 200ml bottle and has been created as a bold partner to the Dry Martini Cocktail, using either gin or vodka. As with all The Bitter Truth products, the Bitters have been made with natural ingredients only. Bitter and sweet oranges, lemon, sage, rhubarb and lemon verbena, all backed by gentian and a light touch of angostura bark, all feature in the product.

The Bitters are released as part of The Savoy Collection, one of the most prestigious and unique collections of one-of-a-kind spirits and liquids, launched by The Savoy in 2013.

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Meet us in New York City

The Bitter Truth is coming to the U.S. and will make stops in New Haven, Connecticut, Atlantic City, New Jersey and of course New York City. We will be participating in the Manhattan Cocktail Classics which opens may 9th with a posh gala held at the New York Public Library.

On may 10th and may 11th vistors of the Industry Invitational will have the chance to sample The Bitter Truth`s products. Come and swing by for a chat and a sip.

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NEW EXCLUSIVE USA IMPORTER – Vision Wine & Spirits

VISION WINE & SPIRITS, LLC is NEW EXCLUSIVE USA IMPORTER FOR
THE BITTER TRUTH AND BERG & HAUCK

March, 2014; Munich, Germany

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Vision Wine & Spirits, LLC is pleased to announce that it has signed an agreement with Haromex Development, the exclusive worldwide distributor for The Bitter Truth and Berg & Hauck, to become the exclusive US importer for the two brands.

In 2006, with the global resurgence of classic cocktails, German mixologists Stephan Berg and Alexander Hauck conceived the idea of producing and selling a range of cocktail bitters. Both of them had already gained a considerable amount of experience in producing handmade cocktail bitters at the bars where they were working. In addition, Stephan owned a large collection of historical bitters, some of which hadn’t been produced for decades. Thus, he knew how the most well known bitters of the world tasted and was considered a specialist in this area.

The result of their collaboration was the birth of The Bitter Truth and Berg & Hauck brands. The Bitter Truth is a line of all-natural potable bitters consisting of Aromatic, Orange, Lemon, Celery, Jerry Thomas, Creole, Chocolate and Grapefruit varieties all sold in 200ml bottles. The … Read more

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Casino Cocktail with Robert Hess

The Casino Cocktail is a drink that is widly published in old cocktail books so one can assume it has been pretty popular in the old days. The Savoy Cocktail book holds the version Robert Hess is explaining in this little video. If you like drinks that are heavy on the gin side, you`ll like this straight forward drink.

How to make the Casino Cocktail

Ingredients

2 oz (60 ml) dry gin or old tom gin

1/8 oz ( 5ml) fresh lemon juice

1/8 oz (5ml) Maraschino Liqueur

1 dash The Bitter Truth Orange Bitters

Stir with ice and strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with a cocktail cherry.

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Bridal Cocktail with Robert Hess

The Old Waldorf Astoria Bar Book is one of those books one can always go back to if a tasty little drink is needed. Somewhat close to a Sweet Martini Cocktail the addition of a tiny bit of Maraschino Liqueur adds a tasty extra bit of cherry to this drink. Watch Robert Hess making up one of those old classics for you…

How to make the Bridal Cocktail

Ingredients

2 oz (60 ml) dry gin

1 oz ( 30ml) sweet vermouth

1 dash Maraschino Liqueur

1 dash The Bitter Truth Orange Bitters

Stir with ice and strain into a cocktail glass. Garnish with an orange twist.

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