What cocktail can I make with gin and orange bitters?

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If you're in the mood for a cocktail that brilliantly showcases the vibrant combination of gin and orange bitters, you have a few stellar options to choose from: First on the list, the Dry Martini 'Preferred' is a timeless classic. With a near-perfect score of 4.8/5, it features dry gin, white vermouth, and a dash of orange bitters. This cocktail is served cold in a chilled cocktail glass and is not shaken nor stirred. Its profile is elegant and simple, ideal for those seeking a sophisticated drink. The orange bitters add a nuanced complexity that elevates the overall experience, making it perfect for special occasions or a refined aperitif. Another excellent choice is The Apricot, particularly if you enjoy a hint of fruitiness in your cocktails. It scores an impressive 4.56/5 and also includes a combination of gin and orange bitters, with the addition of apricot liqueur. This drink is stirred and offers a beautiful aroma and nuanced flavor, making it a delightful option for a more aromatic experience. If you’re after something that blends gin with an intriguing herbal touch, the Gin & It might be your best bet. With a rating of 4.5/5, it combines dry gin, red vermouth, and a dash of orange bitters. This drink is a nod to pre-Prohibition sophistication and delivers a balanced mix of sweetness, herbal notes, and the aromatic punch of gin. For a slight variation on the classic martini, the Dry Martini Embury's is an excellent option. Rated 4.3/5, it also features dry gin and white vermouth with a dash of orange bitters, offering a refined and citrus-tinged flavor profile. Lastly, the Bradford Martini, with a score of 4.08/5, incorporates dry gin, white vermouth, and orange bitters, delivering a sophisticated and slightly sweet blend. All these options offer a fantastic balance of gin and orange bitters, each with their own twist and unique flavor profile. Whether you seek something classic, fruity, or a bit herbal, you’re sure to find a cocktail that suits your taste.

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You asked: Gin cocktails with orange bitters. We found 10 cocktails answering the question.

Dry Martini 'Preferred'

The Dry Martini 'Preferred' offers a sophisticated blend of elegance and simplicity, catering to those who appreciate the nuanced art...

Dry gin (60ml), White vermouth (12.5ml), Orange Bitters (1 dash)

3 ingredients
4.8 / 5


The Gin cocktail, a classic concoction with a sophisticated flair, stands out with its harmonious blend of ingredients that cater...

Gin (60ml), Boker's bitters (2 dashes), Sugar Syrup (5ml), Orange liqueur (10ml)

4 ingredients
4.6 / 5

The Apricot

Originally found in “The Fine Art of Mixing Drinks” by David Embury, this cocktail’s three ingredients stirred with ice offer...

Gin (45ml), Orange Bitters (Dash), Apricot Liqueur (15ml)

3 ingredients
4.56 / 5

Gin & It

The Gin & It is a classic cocktail that marries the crisp botanicals of dry gin with the sweet, herbal...

Dry gin (30ml), Orange Bitters (1 dash), Red vermouth (22.5ml)

3 ingredients
4.5 / 5

Dry Martini Embury's

The Dry Martini Embury's is a classic twist on the traditional Dry Martini, known for its precise balance and crisp...

Orange Bitters (1 dash), Dry gin (60ml), White vermouth (10ml)

3 ingredients
4.3 / 5

Bradford Martini

The Bradford Martini is a classic cocktail that offers a sophisticated blend of flavors, tailored for those who appreciate a...

Orange Bitters (1 dash), White vermouth (7.5ml), Dry gin (60ml)

3 ingredients
4.08 / 5

Copper Gin

The combination of bitters and ginger ale gives this drink a deep copper colour.

Ginger Ale (180ml), Gin (45ml), Angostura Bitters (Dash)

3 ingredients
4 / 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

Orange Blossom

The Orange Blossom is a classic cocktail that offers a simple yet refreshing blend of flavors. With its core components...

Orange juice (15ml), Gin (15ml), Grenadine (Dash)

3 ingredients
3.6 / 5

Orange Fizz

The Orange Fizz is a zesty and refreshing cocktail that combines the herbal notes of gin with the sweet citrus...

Gin (60ml), Soda water (Top Up), Orange (2), Sugar (Teaspoon)

4 ingredients
3.58 / 5


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What are some popular gin cocktails with orange bitters?

Popular gin cocktails with orange bitters include the Dry Martini 'Preferred', The Apricot, Gin & It, Dry Martini Embury's, and the Bradford Martini. Each offers a unique flavor profile by combining gin and orange bitters with other ingredients.

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How does orange bitters enhance a gin cocktail?

Orange bitters add a nuanced complexity to gin cocktails by providing a slight citrusy and aromatic flavor. It helps round out the flavors and can make the drink more balanced and interesting.

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What is a Dry Martini 'Preferred'?

A Dry Martini 'Preferred' is a classic gin cocktail made with dry gin, white vermouth, and a dash of orange bitters. It is served cold in a chilled cocktail glass and is known for its elegant and simple flavor profile.

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What type of vermouth is used in a Gin & It cocktail?

A Gin & It cocktail uses red vermouth along with dry gin and a dash of orange bitters. This combination provides a sweet and herbal note that complements the gin's aromatic flavors.

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Is there a fruity gin cocktail with orange bitters?

Yes, The Apricot is a fruity gin cocktail with orange bitters and apricot liqueur. It offers a delightful aroma and nuanced flavor, making it a refreshing and aromatic option for those who enjoy fruit-infused drinks.

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