Bitters are the unsung and somewhat forgotten heroes of the cocktail world, though The Bitter Truth is on a mission to unveil their potential, and has been since 2006.
The German brand was founded by Munich bartenders Stephan Berg and Alexander Hauck when they couldnâ€™t find any good quality cocktail bitters, so decided to make their own using their experience from behind the bar. It also helped that Berg happened to own a pretty extensive collection of current and historical bitters, some which werenâ€™t even produced anymore and hadnâ€™t been for decades. Their primary aim was to bring back bitters that were key to certain cocktails, which couldnâ€™t be made anymore as the specific bitter could no longer be found. The Bitter Truth now boasts an insanely extensive portfolio of almost every bitter you could think of, plus a few liqueurs on the side.
These Grapefruit Bitters are excellent in drinks made with gin or other clear spirits. These are great in summertime favourites like a Daiquiri or a Gin and Tonic.