Orange Bitters

Orange bitters are a type of cocktail bitters where the flavor of sweet or bitter oranges predominates. While orange bitters were very popular in the 19th century bar, they fell out of favor, and it was only in the mid-1990's that commercial versions of orange bitters reappeared on the market.

There are three major producers of orange bitters:

Some popular cocktails containing Orange bitters

  • Goya's Coup de Gras — Blanco tequila, Sweet vermouth, Orange bitters, Lime juice, Simple syrup
  • Smoky Grove — Scotch, Dry vermouth, Sweet vermouth, Orange bitters, Bitters, Orange peel
  • Smoking Cap — Ruby Port, Gin, Falernum, Gunpowder Rum, Orange bitters
  • Coasta de Morte — Maurin Quina, Aromatized wine, Blended Scotch, Orange bitters
  • The Mexican Hoskins Cocktail — Blanco tequila, Maraschino Liqueur, Triple sec, Ramazzotti, Orange bitters, Orange peel