Bitter Peach
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Bitter Peach
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Bitter Peach is a refreshing and bittersweet cocktail that combines the iconic Italian aperitif, Campari, with the sweet and juicy flavor of peach nectar. This drink has a deep red ... more Bitter Peach is a refreshing and bittersweet cocktail that combines the iconic Italian aperitif, Campari, with the sweet and juicy flavor of peach nectar. This drink has a deep red color with a hint of orange, and a delicate fizz from the addition of soda water. The bitter notes of Campari are balanced out by the sweetness of the peach nectar, creating a complex and harmonious flavor profile. This cocktail is perfect for summer sipping or as a pre-dinner drink to stimulate the appetite. The history of this cocktail dates back to the 1920s, when it was first created in Italy, and it has since become a beloved classic. The combination of flavors in Bitter Peach makes it a tantalizing and unique choice for any cocktail lover.
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Campari
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7% | 0.84 units *

Lowball glass

Ingredients

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Method
How to make a Bitter Peach

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Pour Campari over ice, add the peach nectar, then fill with soda
Stir and serve

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I replace Campari with another ingredient in the Bitter Peach cocktail?

Yes, if you're looking for alternatives to Campari in the Bitter Peach cocktail, you can consider Aperol for a slightly sweeter and less bitter taste, or Gran Classico for a different bitter note. Each alternative will slightly alter the taste profile of the drink, giving it a unique twist.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What garnishes work well with the Bitter Peach cocktail?

A slice of peach or an orange twist makes for an ideal garnish for the Bitter Peach cocktail. These garnishes not only add a decorative touch but also complement the peach and bitter notes of the drink.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve the Bitter Peach cocktail?

The Bitter Peach cocktail is best served cold in a lowball glass. To elevate the serving experience, consider adding a few ice cubes to the glass before pouring in the drink. This ensures the cocktail remains chilled and refreshing.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content of the Bitter Peach compare to other cocktails?

With an alcohol content of 7%, the Bitter Peach cocktail falls into the lower end of the spectrum compared to stronger cocktails, making it a lighter option. For example, classic cocktails like the Margarita or the Old Fashioned usually have an alcohol content ranging from 10% to 25%.

SEASONAL_TIME_RECOMMENDATIONS

When is the best time of year to enjoy a Bitter Peach cocktail?

The Bitter Peach cocktail, with its refreshing blend of soda water and peach nectar, is particularly suited for warmer seasons. Its light and refreshing character make it an ideal choice for spring and summer gatherings or as a cooling drink during hot weather.

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