Bitter Truth BittersDrops & Dashes Range

To celebrate their 10th anniversary, The Bitter Truth released a number of new products in 2016, the first of which is a range of bitters called Drops and Dashes. 

Drops and Dashes are four unique and limited edition flavours available in glass decanters with cork stopper and additional black dasher in individual full colour boxes, designed to celebrate the Bitter Truth’s 10th Anniversary. 

The four Drops & Dashes are:

The Bitter Truth – Blossom

Pale red-amber like in colour, The Bitter Truth’s Blossom showcases a variety of summer blossoms from around the globe ranging from aromatic jasmine, sweet hibiscus, earthy iris and charismatic lavender.  Full of fragile fragrances, the flower basket is harmonic and delicate with new discoveries at every sip.

Blossom Daiquiri

  • 50ml The Real McCoy 3 Year Old
  • 25ml Kalamansi Puree
  • 25ml Sugar Syrup
  • 3 Dashes Blossom Bitters

Glass: Coup
Method: Shake & Strain
Ice: None
Garnish: Edible Flowers

The Bitter Truth – Nut

Dark brown amber in appearance, these Nut bitters are driven by delicate notes of green black walnuts with hints of muscavado sugar, prunes and raisins in combination with high notes of roasted hazelnuts.  Accompanied by aromatics of bitter chocolate and light espresso, the finish delivers gentle notes of cashew nuts and almonds.

Byrrh & Nuts

  • 35ml Wild Turkey Honey
  • 20ml Byrrh
  • 5ml Van Wees Tonka Bean Esprit
  • 10ml Honey & Butter Syrup
  • 3 Dashes Nut Bitters

Glass: Coupe
Method: Thrown
Ice: None
Garnish: Roasted Walnut

Bitter Truth Roots

The Bitter Truth – Roots

Bittersweet, brown and intensively aromatic, The Bitter Truth’s Roots shows bold notes of burnt liquorice in combination with smoked & sweet spices and bitter gentian root.  Light floral notes of iris root give support and supply the balancing high notes to round it off.

Root Negorni

  • 20ml Eden Mill Original Gin
  • 20ml Absentroux
  • 20ml Suze
  • 2 Dash Roots Bitters

Glass: Rocks
Method: Thrown
Ice: Cubed
Garnish: Lemon Zest

The Bitter Truth – Wood

With its red mahogany amber colour, The Bitter Truth’s Wood delivers bone dry aromas of oak wood, Peruvian bark, light spice and fragrant notes of sandalwood.  The wood notes are distinctive, soft, warm, smooth & creamy whilst the aftertaste is full of sweet smoke with a root beer finish.


  • 35ml Eden Mill Oak Gin
  • 15ml Cocchi Americano
  • 3 Dashes Wood Bitters

Glass: Martini
Method: Thrown
Ice: None
Garnish: Spritz of Lemon Zest

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