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Barcelo Blazer

This cocktail was created by Ryhs Davis of Harvey Nichols, Bristol for The Bitter Truth Cocktail Competition in Bristol, UK.

Barcelo Blazer

  • 50 ml Ron Barcelo Gran Anejo
  • 25 ml Licor 43
  • 4 dashes Chocolate Bitters

Glass: Brandy Balloon
Serve: Stir & Flame
Garnish: Cinnamon Stick… Read more

Cocoa Old Fashioned

Cocoa Old Fashioned

Created by Joy Richard of the Franklin Cafe in Boston.


  • 2.5 oz Taza Cocoa Nib Infused Old Overholt Rye Whiskey *
  • .5 oz Demerara syrup
  • 1 Brandied cherry
  • 1 Orange slice
  • 3 dashes of Chocolate Bitters

* Joy infuses the rye whiskey with Taza Cocoa Nibs for three days.


In an old fashioned glass muddle together 1 half wheel of orange, 1 brandied cherry, .5 oz demerara syrup, and 3 dashes Chocolate bitters.

Fill with ice, add 2.5 oz Taza Cocoa Nib infused Old Overholt, lightly stir and serve.

via Cocoa Old-Fashioned Cocktail Recipe – Mixed Drink Recipe for a Cocoa Old Fashioned by Joy Richard.… Read more

Fosbury Flip

This original Drambuie cocktail created by Adam Elmegirab was the winning drink in the regional heat as well as the national final for the Drambuie Cocktail Competition 2010.

Fosbury Flip

  • 1 Barspoon Caraway seeds
  • 50ml Drambuie
  • 25ml Bacardi 8 year old
  • 1 whole egg, preferably free range.
  • 2 Dashes Chocolate Bitters
  • 5ml Sugar syrup
  • Grind Hawaiian red lava salt
  • Grind black pepper

Muddle caraway seeds in base of mixing glass, add liquor and steep for 2 minutes. Add all other ingredients and dry shake for 5 seconds. Fill with ice and shake for a further 10 seconds. Fine strain.

Glass: Goblet
Garnish: Fresh grated nutmeg
Ice: None… Read more

Hooker Cocktail with Jamie Boudreau

The Hooker Cocktail isn`t named after “that kind of Hooker”, but after blues guitar legend John Lee Hooker. As you might imagine, the cocktail contains some Bourbon, some Scotch and some beer. Octoberfest is just over and this is the perfect cocktail to enjoy fermented, brewed and distilled grains of all kinds. Crank some blues and celebrate!

How to make the Hooker Cocktail


1/2 oz (15 ml) egg white

1 oz ( 30 ml) Bourbon Whiskey

1/2 oz (15 ml) Averna Amaro

1/4 oz (8 ml) peaty Scotch Whisky

3 dashes The Bitter Truth Aromatic Bitters or Bokers Bitters

2 dashes The Bitter Truth Chocolate Bitters

3/4 oz ( 25 ml ) fresh orange juice

1/4 oz ( 8 ml) sugar syrup

Malty Belgian beer on top

Dry shake without ice and th beer. (Tip: remove the spring from a Hawthorne strainer and add it to your mixing tin before you dry shake. This will help to emulsify the ingredients and create a lot of body.) Then remove the spring and add ice, shake again to chill and dilute. Strain into cocktail glass. Top up wuíth the beer and stir gently.

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Jane Russell

From Brian Miller at NYC’s Death & Company:

Jane Russell

  • 1 1/2 oz Russell’s Reserve Rye
  • 1/2 oz Rittenhouse Rye (bonded)
  • 1/4 oz Carpano Antica Sweet Vermouth
  • 1/4 oz Grand Marnier
  • 1/4 oz Benedictine
  • 1 dash Chocolate Bitters

Stir & strain into a coupe glass and garnish with an orange twist.

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Stevi Deter of Two at the Most created this cocktail for “Dizzy Dairy” Mixology Monday.


  • 0.75 ounces dark Jamaican rum (Appleton V/X)
  • 0.75 ounces Zwack
  • 0.75 ounces Kahlúa Cream
  • 2 dashes Chocolate Bitters

Shake over ice until well chilled, then strain into ice-filled old fashioned glass.

via MxMo XLII: Dizzy Dairy — Kávé | Two At The Most.… Read more

New England Daiquiri

A modification of a classic cocktail created by Joaquin Simo of Death & Company in NYC.

New England Daiquiri

  • 2 oz Ron Zacapa 23 year old Rum
  • 1/2 oz Lemon Juice
  • 2 tsp Maple Syrup
  • 1 dash Chocolate Bitters

Shake and serve up in a cocktail glass.… Read more

Old Fashioned Cocktail

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Old Fashioned Cocktail

50 ml (2 oz) Whisk(e)y, Brandy, Aged Rum or Añejo Tequila

10 ml (1/3 oz) Sugar Syrup (or 1 Sugar Cube)

2 dashes The Bitter Truth – Bitters

Orange Zest

Pour all ingredients in a tumbler & stir till it has the right dilution.

Speak Easy

Speak Easy

Recipe by Oscar Quagliarini, Italy

Ice an old fashioned glass with cracked ice and 2 cl of Pernod, then pour it out.

In a mixing glass put:

1 sugar cube
3 drops The Bitter Truth Aromatic Bitters
3 drops Chocolate Bitters

Crush the sugar cube.

Add to mixing glass:
Ice cubes
7 cl Ardbeg Single Malt Scotch (10 year old)
1 barspoon Galliano L’autentico

Stir & strain into the Pernod-rinsed old fashioned glass.

Flamed orange zest for garnish.… Read more

Tea Killer Mockingbird

The Drinksnob created the Tea Killer Mockingbird for Mixology Monday 45:

Tea Killer Mockingbird

  • 2 oz reposado tequila
  • 1/4 oz cinnamon simple syrup
  • 1/4 oz chai tea
  • 1-2 dashes Chocolate Bitters

Coat a cocktail glass with the bitters, discarding any extra.  In a shaker, combine remaining ingredients with ice and shake well yes, shake for at least 30 seconds.  Strain through a fine mesh into the coated glass, garnish with a flamed orange peel.

via MxMo XLV: Tea and the Tea Killer Mockingbird « liquor is quicker.… Read more

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