The Bitter Truth Roots Drops & Dashes

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Product Information

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

Composition

C02 injected? No

More about The Bitter Truth Roots Drops and Dashes

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alc./vol: 42%

Proof: 84°

Vintage: Non-vintage

Aged: No age statement

Product of: Product of Germany Germany

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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

Appearance:

Clear, deep brown amber.

Aroma:

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

Taste:

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

Aftertaste:

Liquorice, bitter chocolate, dried fig and spice.

Overall:

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

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