Cocktail Bitters are evocative of the Golden Age of cocktails – of brown and stirred-down drinks, braces, waistcoats and fine moustaches which went on to make an implausible comeback in the early 21st century.

The four top performing bitters brands in The Millionaires’ Club 2016 all had an increase in sales in 2015, Drinks International can report. 

Bitter tastes victory

06 May, 2015

Bitter flavours are finding favour with consumers across food and drink – and this can only benefit cocktails. Holly Motion reports

Gruppo Campari has announced the completion of its acquisition of Canadian distiller, Forty Creek.

Herbal Hotspot

28 October, 2013

Recruiting new consumers is the main challenge facing bitters, but the cocktail is there to help. Patience Gould reports

Trinidadian Daniyel Jones has won the Angostura Global Cocktail Challenge.

Bitters

08 January, 2013

Bitters are making a huge comeback worldwide as innovative brands and classic cocktails push them into the limelight. Patience Gould reviews the category

Sri Lankan spirit Ceylon Arrack has appointed Mangrove as its exclusive UK importer.

Digital Edition

Drinks International digital edition is available ahead of the printed magazine. Don’t miss out, make sure you subscribe today to access the digital edition and all archived editions of Drinks International as part of your subscription.

Comment

Tess Posthumus

Staffing crisis could open opportunities

The pandemic has thrown many challenges at bar owners over the past couple of years and the ones that survived the various lockdowns and restrictions deserve a pat on the back. However, while revenues are returning and bars are beginning to recruit once more, we’ve come up against a whole new set of problems, one of which is a global starring crisis.

Instagram

Facebook