Cocktails using bitter

This cocktail is a riff on existing cocktails taken from the 1977 book ‘Complete World Bartender Guide’.

As a riff cocktail some of the ingredients changed or extras are added, but the base is the same.

By our guest blogger the incredibly talented Giorgi Petrov of  Just Shake or Stir

The Recipe

Serving: 2


  • 40ml Gin (Fifty Pounds)
  • 100ml Pineapple Juice
  • 1 Fresh Squeezed Lime
  • Dash Tonic Bitter (The Bitter Truth)
  • Dash Pineapple Star Anise Bitter (Better’s Bitters)

How to make or shake it

Shake all ingredients and strain into Coupe Glass. Use a large block of clear ice. Garnish with honey roasted dehydrate pineapple wheel. Add few extra drops Pineapple Star Anise Bitter on top of the ice.

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