Schweppes Bitter Lemon

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Barcode UPC: 5 449000 133434
Bottle Size: 700 ml
Closure: Screw / Stelvin cap

Barcode UPC: 5019 3479
Bottle Size: 700 ml

More about Schweppes Bitter Lemon

Produced by: Coca-Cola European Partners
Owned by: The Coca-Cola Company
UK trade PR by: Mercieca
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Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: Unaged

Product of: Product of United Kingdom United Kingdom

Schweppes Bitter Lemon is a non-alcoholic carbonated drink that can be enjoyed on its own or combined with alcohol or fruit juice.

Ingredients: Carbonated Water, Sugar, Lemon Fruit from Concentrate (2%), Citric Acid, Antioxidant (Ascorbic Acid), Preservative (Potassium Sorbate), Flavourings Including Quinine, Stabilisers (Modified Starch, Glycerol Esters of Wood Rosin), Sweetener (Sodium Saccharin), Colours (Copper Chlorophyllin, Carotenes).

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Review and Tasting

Sampled on 12/02/2017


(sample bottle best before 31/May/17) Opaque in centre and clear at edge, pale grey-green (more indicative of lime than lemon) with quickly dissipating rising bubbles.


Lemon and lime oils with faint quinine.


Bittersweet with mouth puckering citrus acidity and dry quinine balanced by light sweetness.


Candied lemon and lime peel, citrus acidity and lingering quinine dryness.


Like other mixers in the Schweppes range, this Bitter Lemon has its own very distinctive flavour, quite unlike other brands. If you’ve grown up with this – particularly in the UK, then other brands of Bitter Lemon are just not quite Bitter Lemon. However, its green hue and flavour are perhaps more suggestive of lime than lemon.

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