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Generic for aromatic bitters, fruit bitters, or aperitif/digestif bitters used in cocktails and other mixed drink forms to enhance spiciness and piquancy. When called for without further description in mixed drink recipes, aromatic bitters are meant.


Generally available. Distributed world-wide. Available for on-line ordering in some markets.

Usage examples

This ingredient appears in 12 recipes in CocktailDB.
picturePink Gin
pictureOld Fashioned Variation
pictureGin And Bitters
pictureSherry & Bitters
pictureFlying Fish Cocktail
pictureOld Fashioned

Museum of the American Cocktail
Tales of the Cocktail 2006
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