What cocktail can I make with Angostura?

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I found a cocktail with Angostura that you might enjoy. It has a rating of 4.54 out of 5 and is a classic option for those who enjoy a strong, stirred drink with bourbon and a touch of sweetness.
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You asked: Cocktails with Angostura. We found 10 cocktails answering the question.

The Bâton Rouge

Vermouth lovers will enjoy The Baton Rouge cocktail. With equal measures of gold rum and sweet vermouth, and a double...

Cognac (40ml), Angostura Bitters (Dash), Red vermouth (20ml), Gold rum (20ml), Peychaud's Aromatic Bitters (Dash)

5 ingredients
4.7 / 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

Trinidad Sour

The Trinidad Sour is a distinctive cocktail that flips the script on traditional sour recipes by using a generous amount...

Lemon Juice (20ml), Angostura Bitters (30ml), Rye Whiskey (15ml), Orgeat Syrup (30ml)

4 ingredients
4.5 / 5


The Toronto Cocktail was first published as the Fernet Cocktail in 1922. Robert Vermeire’s Cocktails: How to Mix Them, noted...

Angostura Bitters (Dash), Whiskey (60ml), Gomme syrup (Quarter teaspoon), Amaro (7.5ml)

4 ingredients
4.45 / 5

Angostura Ginger Beer

Angostura Ginger Beer is a refreshing and unique cocktail that combines the spiciness of ginger ale with the depth of...

Ginger Ale (180ml), Angostura Bitters (7.5ml)

2 ingredients
3.9 / 5


This coktail was devised in honour of Jerry Thomas, the classic American bartender. ~ Robert Hess

Absinthe (7.5ml), Angostura Bitters (Dash), Rye Whiskey (60ml), Dubonnet (30ml), Vanilla liqueur (15ml)

5 ingredients
3.82 / 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

Pernod Twist

The Pernod Twist is a cocktail that features a unique combination of aniseed liqueur, typically Pernod, which provides a prominent...

Sugar Syrup (7.5ml), Angostura Bitters (Dash), Aniseed liqueur (60ml)

3 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 some classic cocktails with Angostura bitters?

Classic cocktails with Angostura bitters include the Old Fashioned and Ginger Beer with Angostura bitters. These cocktails typically have a strong, well-balanced flavor.

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Can I use Angostura bitters in non-alcoholic drinks?

Yes, Angostura bitters can enhance the flavor of non-alcoholic drinks like ginger ale or lime-infused beverages. Just a few dashes can add complexity and depth.

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What flavors does Angostura bitters add to a cocktail?

Angostura bitters primarily add a complex mix of spices, herbs, and botanicals. They introduce a slightly bitter, aromatic flavor that enhances and balances sweetness and acidity in cocktails.

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How much Angostura bitters should I use in a cocktail?

Typically, a dash or two of Angostura bitters is enough to influence the flavor without overpowering the cocktail. Some recipes may call for more, depending on the desired flavor profile.

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Are there any substitutes for Angostura bitters?

While Angostura bitters have a unique flavor, some substitutes include Peychaud's bitters or orange bitters. However, the exact flavor profile will differ.

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