Love grapefruit but not a fan of the acid that comes along with it? That’s where Grapefruit Bitters come in, tons of grapefruit flavor but without the acidity. Use a few dashes to brighten up any cocktail especially those with a lighter alcohol base like vodka, tequila, or gin. Grapefruit Bitters also goes great with floral aperitifs like Lillet and St. Germain.
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I love bright, citrusy cocktails, especially with grapefruit - sweet, sour, and bitter all at the same time. However, sometimes to get all the grapefruit flavor you want from juice, it’s just too acidic. That’s where Grapefruit Bitters come in, tons of grapefruit flavor but without the acid. A few dashes will brighten up any cocktail like a squeeze of juice will, but you don’t have to worry about having a grapefruit on hand or adding too much acidity to your drink.
We’ve highlighted the floral notes of grapefruit with the addition of hops and then balanced that out with earthy ginger, and rich honey. Grapefruit Bitters are our only bitters sweetened with honey.
Goes great with gin, vodka, and tequila as well as wine spritzers, champagne cocktails, and floral aperitifs like Lillet, St. Germain, or classic dry vermouth.