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The Bitter Truth Cocktail Bitters Bar Pack comes in a beautiful designed metal tin box with 3D embossed decorations which and holds 5 x 20ml brown glass bottles of the companies modern bitters flavors. Enhance your home bars possibilities with 5 all natural bitters in handy pocket size that will cause no trouble at airports security check as it is TSA approved.
The Bitter Truth Lemon Bitters has a decadent aroma of hot lemon tea with honey. Fresh, fruity and dense with spice, this little blonde has sherbet flavors mingling with coriander seed and a light touch of toasted cardamom. The pithy lemon brings out the charm in light or sharp mixed drinks and slips deliciously into gin or white rum numbers. Try with anything from a cobbler to a kamikaze.
Imagine fresh, plump, dewy, yellow skinned apricots; now try the apricot brandy from The Bitter Truth. It has a sweet lightness from the juice and a smidgen of almond on the nose. While on the palate, a creamy dried apricot flavor cuts in first, interrupted by the caramel biscotti mid-palate, and rounding off with hot stewed apricots once more. Although it’s not quite one of your five a day, mix it in a cocktail or over ice, and it’ll be just what the doctor ordered.
Pink gin started out life as a seafarers breakfast, drunk to rally a man against the wiles of the ocean, but now it has had a modern make over by The Bitter Truth. It begins with a Mediterranean bouquet on the nose, with juniper, lemons and warm spices.
Argh! Avast ye! Fer what ye might be a wantin’ in yer grog The Bitter Truth pimento be all yer need. The color o’ a treasure chest and the smell o’ home – Jamaica – yer won’t be wastin’ this on yer parrot. Pimento, or Allspice fer ye land lubbers, be a berry that when dried ‘ll taste like cinnamon, clove and nutmeg. All o’ which go together like a sea shanty and a drunken sailor with the heady Jamaican rum, argh!
Creole equals flavorful, and these bitters are as unique as the culture it encapsulates. With fruit scents of dried apricots, cherries and cranberries mingling with the strong flavors of anise, smoked paprika and hints of smoking pine wood. This bitters smells like a kitchen in the French Quarter. On the first taste comes cayenne and pink pepper corns supported by anise, big red cinnamon, dusky caraway and fennel seed. Add this to a French 75, or for that matter, any drink that could do with perking up, turn on a brass band and get your feet moving!
This virginal blossom is both intense and perfumed like Juliet on bath day. Like Shakespeare’s heroine, her flavor is natural and subtle. She marries delicate hints of orange zest and Seville orchards which honeymoon in classic drinks like the Ramos Gin Fizz and the Wallick – a Martini Cocktail variation. Too little and you’ll never find ‘the one’ and too much and you’ll have a suicide pact on your hands.
The Bitter Truth Olive Bitters will add Mediterranean aromas to your drinks with its delicate green olive flavors, soft hints of salt and notes of brine, mustard, sage and thyme. They are a perfect match for all white spirits and fortified wines.
These bitters mark the 3rd release of the savory flavors and were initially lauched solely as part of The Bitter Truth Bar Pack a tasting tin of the company’s modern flavors. The demand for the unique profile led to the release of a full-sized 200 ml bottling in early 2017.
The Bitter Truth Elderflower Liqueur twinkles in the glass like star light on hay bales while the fresh flowered scent tickles the nose, sending you straight back to summer days romping about in the English countryside. While elderflower blossom is your first kiss on the tongue, fruit notes like quince and white grape support the fete of light herbs and spices that slide in and mix with honey sweetness to make this a complex drink worthy of a country squire’s picnic.
A traditional marmalade scent sets off act one of the Bitter Truth Orange Bitters on the nose. This is followed by a cacophony of clove, cinnamon and nutmeg. On first taste, cardamom and caraway make an entrance 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.
This ingredient whispers of ancient Moorish alchemists with copper stills in the dessert whilst simultaneously suggesting a steaming, luxurious bath in a modern boutique hotel. With a scent that rests somewhere between the freshly rained on gardens of an old English country house and the exotic temptations of Turkish delight, Rose water is perfect for light spirits. However, much like a rose has delicate flowers but prickly thorns, this product should be used with caution. Drinks like the Rosewater Rickey and the Rose Margarita give impressions of how this oxymoronic blossom water can be used.
The professor would be proud. Although we`re not sure he would know what smells like cider candies, We don’t know if they had them in 1860s. He might recognize, however, crystallized ginger and the oils of fresh tangerine and almonds slipping through. We`re sure he’d have known that it tastes of dried fruit with a finish of orange peel and a light sprinkling of Angostura bark. This homage is as characterful as its name sake, so join in, get experimental and doff your hat to the man who brought us the first ever published cocktail book.In honor of professor Jerry Thomas, formerly the principal bartender at the Metropolitan Hotel, New York and the Planters House, St. Louis.
The Bitter Truth Cucumber Bitters offer new ways of mixing your favored spirit by adding unadulterated flavors of green cucumber to your mixed drink – no matter which season is up. These fresh cucumber notes are accompanied by a light bitterness and herbal notes of rosemary, thyme and lingering floral notes of summer blossoms. With a golden amber color, these bitters are peppery, with earthy fruity curious aromas of marinated cucumbers, cracked pepper and fleur de sel and squash finish.
Tall, dark and although not necessarily handsome, most definitely rich: with cocoa butter and dark chocolate to entice the nose, hints of vanilla, cinnamon and bitter tones of gentian and wormwood elicit the palate. The Bitter Truth Chocolate Bitters play exceptionally well with sweet Vermouths and all kinds of aged spirits like Whisk(e)y, Rum, Tequila and Brandy.
The Bitter Truth Celery Bitters have an rich bouquet of flavors such as white grape, Sencha tea, lemon grass, celery leaf and fresh root ginger. It juggles artistically on the tongue as well, adding coriander seed, fresh celery and chicory to the foray. Add to a Red Snapper for the thinking person’s Bloody Mary. It’s obligatory with grassy spirits too, try a good measure in a Ti Punch or just a tickle in a gin and tonic for something to make the neighbors envious. A lost ingredient. Defunct for decades. Now revived to please the most discriminating palate.
The Bitter Truth Grapefruit Bitters do not fail on representing this oversized but under used citrus. With an instantaneous boost of the zingy breakfast fruit on first sniff, you get both the bitter oils but also the classic sharp tang on the tongue too. Alongside that there are complex vegetal tones and a dry hop finish. These bitters are best friends to gin, vodka, blanco tequila and light rum and are a wonderful ingredient for citrus-heavy drinks that may otherwise taste excessively sweet. Grapefruit meets with hops to create a fresh, bright citrus note. Best friends with gin and tequila, these bitters play nicely with fizzy and fruity drinks as well.
The Bitter Truth Peach Bitters are a contemporary interpretation of a classic style of bitters once popular in the first golden age the cocktail. Although peach bitters never reached the popularity of orange bitters, they were one of the wider used bitters.
The Bitter Truth Peach Bitters are fresh and fruity with intense peach notes, backed up by a seducing hint of almonds. A combination of fresh peach aroma and subtle spicy flavors adds an exquisite fruitiness to cocktails and long drinks. They work well with clear and aged spirits such as cognac and bourbon whiskey. A Mint Julep will be lifted to new heights.
The Bitter Truth Tonic Bitters are made to provide an authentic Gin and Tonic experience. The combination of grapefruit, Sicilian lemon, lime and Seville oranges merge perfectly with hints of juniper berries, orris root and Japanese green tea leaves. The Bitter Truth Tonic Bitters are perfect for cocktails and long drinks based on clear spirits.
The Bitter Truth Cocktail Bitters Traveler’s Set can be carried in flight hand luggage and therefore is the ideal companion for all globetrotters who won`t settle for anything less than perfect drinks during their flight! Including 5 different flavors in a lovely designed tin box this kit is also the perfect addition to anybody’s home bar.
The Bitter Truth Golden Falernum Liqueur is an exotic spiced liqueur on the base of the finest Caribbean Rum. In ancient Rome Falernum was the name of the most favoured and most expensive wine. Modern Falernum has almost nothing in common with its ancient predecessor except its rich golden tint. This sweet liqueur was usually flavoured with limes, almonds, cloves and ginger, and gained in importance during the tiki era in the middle of the 20th century.
The Bitter Truth Old Time Aromatic Bitters will add a good kick to your punch. The nose is full of clove and heady with gingerbread combined with the more subtle tutti-frutti notes. Unsurpassed in complexity of flavor, spices such as cinnamon, cardamom, anise and clove come through strong. As authentic as a brown leather chesterfield, you can whack this little pugilist in with any wood aged spirit.