I want a cocktail with bitters.

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I found a cocktail with bitters that you might enjoy. It has a high rating and is a classic choice for bitters lovers.
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You asked: Cocktails with bitters. We found 10 cocktails answering the question.

Manhattan Sweet

The Manhattan Sweet is a classic cocktail that originated in the late 1800s in New York City. This sophisticated drink...

Red vermouth (30ml), Angostura Bitters (Dash), Bourbon (60ml)

3 ingredients
4.9 / 5

Old Fashioned

The Old Fashioned is a classic cocktail with a rich history and a bold, complex flavor profile. Originating in the...

Sugar (1 cube), Angostura Bitters (Few dashes), Bourbon (45ml)

3 ingredients
4.54 / 5

Angostura Sour

The Angostura Sour is a unique twist on the classic sour cocktail archetype. It stands out primarily due to its...

Lime juice (30ml), Sugar Syrup (15ml), Angostura Bitters (45ml), Egg (1 egg white)

4 ingredients
4.5 / 5

Manhattan Dry

The Manhattan Dry is a classic cocktail that originated in the late 1800s in New York City's Manhattan Club. It...

Angostura Bitters (2 dashes), White vermouth (25ml), Bourbon (60ml)

3 ingredients
4.45 / 5

Bitter Elder

The Bitter Elder cocktail is a beautifully balanced drink that weaves together the floral notes of elderflower liqueur with the...

Lemon Juice (15ml), Gin (45ml), Campari (22.5ml), Elderflower Liqueur (22.ml)

4 ingredients
4.31 / 5

Brandy Sour

Brandy Sour is a classic cocktail that dates back to the 19th century. It originated in the Caribbean, where brandy...

Brandy (60ml), Lemon Juice (15ml), Lemonade (Top up), Angostura Bitters (Dash)

4 ingredients
3.92 / 5

Lemon Lime And Bitters

Lemon Lime and Bitters is a refreshing, non-alcoholic cocktail that is typically served in a highball glass. This popular Australian...

Lemonade (150ml), Lime Cordial (30ml), Angostura Bitters (Dash)

3 ingredients
3.81 / 5

Gin And Tonic Bitter Lime

Gin and Tonic is good, but if you like it bitter with a hint of lime, this drink is for...

Lime juice (30ml), Gin (60ml), Angostura Bitters (Dash), Tonic water (200ml)

4 ingredients
3.66 / 5

Bittersweet Biatch

The Bittersweet Biatch is a refreshing and exotic cocktail that combines the tangy flavors of lime juice and pineapple with...

Lime juice (Top up), Pineapple (3 slices), Aniseed liqueur (75ml)

3 ingredients
3.59 / 5


We've collated some quick fire Q&A's on the question to help you find exactly what you're looking for.

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What are bitters in a cocktail?

Bitters are a type of concentrated flavoring made from botanicals like herbs, spices, roots, and fruit. They're used in small amounts to add complexity and depth to cocktails.

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How are bitters typically used in cocktails?

Bitters are generally added in small amounts, usually just a few dashes, to enhance the flavors of the other ingredients in the cocktail. They act as a seasoning, similar to salt and pepper in cooking.

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Are there different types of bitters?

Yes, there are many types of bitters, each with unique flavor profiles. Some common types include aromatic bitters, orange bitters, and herbal bitters. Each type can lend a different nuance to cocktails.

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Can I make my own bitters at home?

Yes, making bitters at home is possible and can be a fun project. The process generally involves steeping botanical ingredients in high-proof alcohol for a few weeks, then straining and bottling the mixture.

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What are some classic cocktails that use bitters?

Some classic cocktails that commonly use bitters include the Old Fashioned, Manhattan, and Whiskey Sour. Bitters are essential for adding depth to these beverages' flavors.

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