The Bitter Truth is a spirits and bitters company located in Germany that specializes in classic cocktail additives and adjuncts. Just a couple dashes livens up Manhattans, Martinis and just about any stirred, shaken or swizzled concoction you can create. Jerry Thomas was the father of modern mixology and the author of the world¿s first cocktail recipe manual. These bitters are styled after a recipe Thomas included in that book, with lots of ceylon, clove, angostura bark, dried citrus & raisins. Try a few dashes of this to turn your Gimlet into a Bennett.