Bob’s Grapefruit Bitters

Bob uses dried Italian fruit for a clean, crisp taste with that deep, distinctively grapefruity, bitter edge to create this punchy elixir.

Bob’s Grapefruit Bitters were originally created for legendary Dorchester Bar Manager, Guiliano Morandin who used them to create his signature martini, The Perfect Ten. This is an off-dry blend of Tanqueray Ten, Lillet Blanc and Bob’s Grapefruit Bitters, which provides a citrus-nuanced, yet smooth, cocktail.

Bob uses dried Italian fruit for a clean, crisp taste with that deep, distinctively grapefruity, bitter edge to create this punchy elixir.

Bob’s Grapefruit Bitters were originally created for legendary Dorchester Bar Manager, Guiliano Morandin who used them to create his signature martini, The Perfect Ten. This is an off-dry blend of Tanqueray Ten, Lillet Blanc and Bob’s Grapefruit Bitters, which provides a citrus-nuanced, yet smooth, cocktail.

From a culinary perspective…

Bob recommends trying Grapefruit Bitters in the Smoking Barrel cocktail for a sweet and sour sensation.

Smoking Barrel


Ingredients

  • 1 white sugar cube
  • Bob’s Grapefruit Bitters
  • 20ml Noilly Ambre
  • 20ml Oloroso Sherry
  • 50ml Johnny Walker Black

Method

Throw 4 times, strain into a martini glass and garnish with a twist of grapefruit.


Bob’s Grapefruit Bitters would also work well in an Asian dressing – adding a little bitter back note, or jiggered onto an exotic fruit platter.

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Reviews for Bob’s Grapefruit Bitters


Like Bob’s ginger bitters, the grapefruit bitters harmonize especially well with martinis and all other cocktails with sweet spirits as a base.

Rueverte

Unsuspecting grapefruit marmalade with extra juice … blossoms madly in gin.

Bitterman’s Field Guide to Bitters & Amari

Incredibly fresh and natural tasting with a decent bitter background edge. Every recipe I’ve tried that calls for grapefruit bitters has been improved by using these.

Oh Gosh!