The Bitter Note is an Italian bitter liqueur that is completely alcohol free. It is made with several different botanicals, and it is similar in taste to many of the Italian amari that we like so much.
When mixing with this product we also wanted to keep the completed cocktail alcohol free. So we mixed The Bitter Note with cold brew coffee concentrate from Sidekick Coldbrew as well as a few drops of lemon juice to balance the sweetness. To get a sparkling sensation we also added some soda water.
We have to say this alcohol free liqueur impressed us. It is full a flavour, both bitter and sweet notes, and it has that typical amaro dark brown colour. A perfect bottle to keep ready in the fridge when there are guests preferring not to drink alcohol.
Recipe by Cocktail Detour
2 oz The Bitter Note
1 oz cold brew coffee concentrate
a few drops of fresh lemon juice
a splash of soda water
Combine the first three ingredients in a flute glass. Add a tiny splash of soda water along with plenty of ice cubes. Stir briefly.