Special Editions

As part of The Savoy Collection a limited edition ‘Savoy Martini Bitters’ was created in 2014 for The Savoy Hotel London. 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 were incorporated into a number of other cocktails featured on a special Anniversary Menu in the American Bar, which launched in celebration of The Savoy’s 125th Anniversary on 6 August 2014.

Tasting Notes:
Bitter and sweet oranges, lemon, sage, rhubarb and lemon verbena, all backed by gentian and a light touch of angostura bark.

Availability:
These bitters were exclusively produced for The Savoy Hotel London and are available for purchase at The Savoy Hotels Gift Shop and at the American Bar.

The Bitter Truth Havana Bitters were made as a special edition for Berlin Bar Convent in 2012 where these bitters served as a giveaway to bartenders by Havana Club. These Havana Bitters were used in various Cuban Classics during the 2 day event and rumour goes that these El Presidentes were simply divine.

Tasting Notes:
Intensively fruity, with a wide range of flavours of tropical fruits and a light bitterness. Very rich with smoky notes in combination with delicate aromas of fine Cuban rum.

Availability:
These bitters were exclusively produced for Bar Convent Berlin 2012.

The Bitter Truth Berlin Capital Bitters were created to honor the work of german Mixology Magazine, which had massiv impact on the growing bartending scene in our home country. Some years ago 2 passionate bartenders developed the idea to establish the BERLIN BAR CONVENT (BCB), which was immediately considered as the main gathering for bartenders, trade and spirit industry in central Europe.

In 2010 already in it`s 4th year, this event has seen visitors not only from Europe, but also some of the most recognized international speaker and guests from all around the globe. We are flattered to celebrate Bar Convent Berlin with our 500 bottles limited edition of Berlin Capital Bitters.

Tasting Notes:
Fruity, rich and silky. Offering notes of black cherries, warm spice and caramel.

Availability:
These bitters were exclusively produced for Bar Convent Berlin 2010.

The Bitter Truth Dried Fruit Bitters were created for the “World’s Most Expensive Cocktail”, the 27321 also known as “Diamonds are Forever”, served at the Burj al-Arab Hotel’s Skyview Bar in Dubai. Costing $7450 – that’s almost $400 a sip – this cocktail combines a 55-year-old Macallan single malt natural-color whisky from a Lalique Decanter with homemade passion fruit sugar and a couple of dashes of the The Bitter Truth Dried Fruit Bitters. It’s served over ice cubes made of water from the Macallan distillery in Scotland in a Baccarat 18-carat gold glass and presented with a complimentary oak stirrer made from a Macallan cask.

Tasting Notes:
Exotic, rich and tasting of dried North African fruit.

Availability:
These bitters are produced solely for the Burj al-Arab Hotel Dubai/UAE.

The Bitter Truth Repeal Day Bitters commemorated the 75th anniversary of the repeal of Prohibition in the United States of America in the year of 2008. Only a limited number of bottles were made and were sold out quickly.

Tasting Notes:
A strong and aromatic blend of herbs and spices with a bitter kick to punctuate the bitter side of the “Noble Experiment”.

Availability:
Mark your calendars for Repeal Day 2033, the 100th anniversary of Repeal Day for the next release of these bitters.