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.
With its history in apothecary Peychaud’s Bitters has a strong authentic flavour which was originally dispensed as a medicinal tonic. Of course, the signature cocktail with Peychaud’s is the Sazerac but the subtle yet spicy flavour makes it a great choice for a wide range of cocktails from Old Fashioned to Whiskey Sours and the overriding flavour in each sip is aromatic cloves. Known as a great all-rounder Peychaud’s can be mixed with virtually anything to create a complex flavour profile.
Rich and creamy, The Bitter Truth Chocolate Bitters is intense with creamy cocoa butter and bitter dark chocolate. This is followed closely by aromas of decadent vanilla, cinnamon and the classic bitters flavours of gentian and wormwood. Xocolat Bitters is a modern and exciting addition to many cocktails, working especially well with aged spirits such as rum, tequilas and whiskies. Deep chocolate notes are perfectly balanced with hints of spice which you can enjoy creatively in a range of cocktails.
Fair Coffee Liqueur is most famous for using coffee beans grown by Fairtrade farmers and sugar cane produced by fair trader farmers too. Its name is the clue and its flavour is rich and warming. You can be proud in the knowledge you’re drinking the world’s first Fairtrade certified organic coffee liqueur and enjoy a flavour which is just like freshly roasted coffee with a little fudge and nutty depth, the alcohol heat just there but firmly in the background. A little bitter coffee and chocolate come through in the finish, rounding it off perfectly.