Go back in time to the downright dirty history of the American speakeasy and you’ll find Angostura Orange bitters in a huge number of different drinks. Rising to prominence during prohibition many classic cocktails simplyaren’t complete without a shot of Angostura Orange. A classic example of bitters, one of the few that survived US Prohibition, flavours of orange and geranium are most prominent followed by spicy cardamom and coriander. Shake into your Martini, your Manhattan or even a classic Champagne cocktail.
Bursting with flavour and welcome acidity, passion fruit’s flamboyant flavour gained it a reputation as an aphrodisiac. Whether you’re hoping to have your wicked way or not Funkin Passion Fruit puree is brought over from Ecuador and has a delicate balance of both vibrant fruitiness and biting acidity. It’s an absolute must if you’re attempting a Pornstar Martini but the flavour is powerful and enticing enough to work with almost any partner.
Combining the same classic ingredients for nearly 200 years, Angostura bitters are a key ingredient in many famous cocktails, often paired with gin and rum to great effect. Despite the name, its flavour is not bitter at all, with the strong aromatic flavour, powerful with gentian and spices. Many cocktails simply wouldn’t be the same without a dash or two of Angostura bitters and it’s the complex herbaceous nature of the product which allows it to offer additional depth and dimension to cocktails.