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Orange Bitters

The Bitter Truth Orange Bitters A traditional marmalade scent sets off act one of the Bitter Truth Orange Bitters on the nose. This is follo- wed by a cacophony of clove, cinnamon and nutmeg. On first taste, cardamom and caraway make an entran- ce and the finishing number is true orange peel oil. This ingredient supports the cast of a traditional martini but duets well with rums, whiskies and tequilas as well.

»The Bitter Truth – Orange Bitters« are a combination of bitter orange peel and several herbs and spices that are macerated in alcohol. The first orange bitters were released in the 1880s, a time when many classic cocktails such as the Martinez and Manhattan were created. Today they are still essential for the preparation of a Classic Martini Cocktail. The Bitter Truth – Orange Bitters can be combined with all kinds of spirits such as Whisk(e)y, Rum, Vodka and Gin.

Tasting Notes:
The fruity sweetness at the beginning is quickly followed by a very bitter taste. The aroma of bitter orange peel is in the foreground, completed by spicy flavors of cardamom, carraway and nutmeg.

Product Information:
200 ml, 39% Alcohol by Volume

Thank you for all the additions to our liquor cabinet over the years … your brilliant bitters have nursed along many an ailing drink to wellness! — Dale DeGroff, www.kingcocktail.com


»The Bitter Truth – Orange Bitters« ist das Ergebnis der Vermählung ausgesuchter Orangensorten mit exotischen Gewürzen. Unverzichtbar in der Zubereitung eines klassischen Martini Cocktails waren Orange Bitters ursprünglich die am meisten verwandten Bitters.

Geschmacksbeschreibung:
Kräftige, warme Aromen von süßen und bitteren Orangensorten in Kombination mit feinjustierten Gewürznoten.

Produktinformation:
200ml, 39% Vol.


Cocktail Recommendations


Dry Martini Cocktail

50 ml (1 1/2 oz) Gin

10 ml (1/3 oz) Dry Vermouth

2 dashes The Bitter Truth – Orange Bitters

Stir in mixing glass with ice & strain into a cocktail glass.

Rob Roy

50 ml (1 1/2 oz) Blended Scotch Whisky

20 ml (3/4 oz) Sweet Red Vermouth

2 dashes The Bitter Truth – Orange Bitters

Stir in mixing glass with ice & strain into a cocktail glass.

Pegu Club Cocktail

50 ml (1 1/2 oz) Gin

20 ml (3/4 oz) Orange Curacao

10 ml (1/3 oz) fresh Lime Juice

2 dashes The Bitter Truth – Orange Bitters

1 dash The Bitter Truth – Old Time Aromatic Bitters

Shake with ice & strain into a cocktail glass.

Atlantic Coast Cocktail

30 ml (1 oz) Cognac

30 ml (1 oz) Ginger Wine

1 dash Absinthe 1 dash The Bitter Truth – Orange Bitters

Stir in mixing glass with ice & strain into a cocktail glass.

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