The Bitter Truth Roots Drops & Dashes

Difford's Guide

alc./vol: 42%

Proof: 84°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: No age statement

Product of: Product of Germany Germany

One of a range of limited-edition bitters released in 2016 to celebrate The Bitter Truth’s 10th anniversary. Described as having “bold notes of burnt liquorice in combination with smoked & sweet spices and bitter gentian root.”

Packaged in boxed embossed glass decanter-shaped dasher bottle, sealed with a systentic stopper and supplied with an additional black dasher.

Review and Tasting

Sampled on 24/10/2018


Clear, deep brown amber.


Caramel, toffee, crème brûlée, nutty forest floor, roast coffee beans, dark chocolate and Black Forest gateau.


Bitter and spicy but with muscovado sugar sweetness. Liquorice, gentian root, cinnamon spice, chocolate, coffee and dried fig.


Liquorice, bitter chocolate, dried fig and spice.


Pronounced liquorice notes make this a fruity and complex alternative when cocktail recipes call for liquorice bitters.

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Product Information

Barcode UPC: 4260167661438
Bottle Size: 100 ml
Closure: Synthetic stopper
Product Reference Code: TBTDD ROO


C02 injected? No

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