The Bitter Truth – Bogart’s Bitters is a meticulously crafted, true to the original replica of the world’s first mentioned bitters in cocktails.
Famed bartender Jerry Thomas, author of the first book on cocktails dating back to 1862 is synonymous with the first golden age of the cocktail, and Bogart’s Bitters were the bitters of choice for him. Bottled in the original and iconic “lady leg” bottle with its authentic labelling, these bitters amalgamate a beautiful mix of dark spice, chocolatey coffee and European herbs. Dark, brown in colour it revives the taste of bartendings early years when aromatic bitters were the defining ingredient for a refined alcoholic refreshment – the cocktail.
42.1% ABV, 35cl
3-4 dashes Sugar Syrup
2 dashes The Bitter Truth Bogarts Bitters
1-2 dashes Orange Curaçao
Combine all ingredients in a shaker filled 1/3 full of fine ice, shake well and strain into a glass. Garnish with a lemon twist