Bitter Mac
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Bitter Mac
Cocktail recipe

Rating

3.51 / 5
The Bitter Mac is a sophisticated cocktail that elegantly marries the warmth of whiskey with the crispness of white vermouth, the bitterness of Amaro, and a hint of floral sweetness ... more The Bitter Mac is a sophisticated cocktail that elegantly marries the warmth of whiskey with the crispness of white vermouth, the bitterness of Amaro, and a hint of floral sweetness from elderflower liqueur. This balanced concoction is ideal for those who appreciate a cocktail with complex layers of flavor, where herbal and floral notes play off each other to create a nuanced drinking experience. Typically served in a cocktail glass, the Bitter Mac offers an intriguing blend that caters to connoisseurs of classic, spirit-forward beverages with a bittersweet edge. The lemon peel garnish adds a citrusy aroma, further enhancing the cocktail's intricate profile.
Base ingredient
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Whiskey
Garnish
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Lemon
Alcohol content
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28.24% | 2.77 units *

Cocktail glass

Ingredients

oz
ml
cl
White vermouth cocktail ingredient
White vermouth
22.5ml ¾oz 2.3cl
Whiskey cocktail ingredient
Whiskey
45ml 1½oz 4.5cl
Amaro cocktail ingredient
Amaro
15ml ½oz 1.5cl
Elderflower Liqueur cocktail ingredient
Elderflower Liqueur
15ml ½oz 1.5cl

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Method

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add all the ingredients into a mixing glass with ice
Stir and strain into a chilled cocktail glass
Garnish with a lemon peel and serve

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