The Bitter Truth line of cocktail flavorings has an array of floral liqueurs and waters that can help you prepare a bouquet of libations to celebrate mom this Mother’s Day.

The Violet Liqueur is delightfully hued and fragrant, perfect in a classic Aviation, a Violet Fizz, or a simple Violet Spritzer. Elderflower Liqueur is a fruity, floral choice, with notes of quince and white grape balanced by a fete of light herbs and spices. Dazzle mom with a Kate Cocktail or a Miss Lynd. Orange Flower Water adds a fragrant dimension to drinks, making the Opal Cocktail a curious and enticing sip. Rose Water turns simple libations like the Cupid Cocktail into a heavenly scented delights.

Mix up these delicious cocktails at home this Mother’s Day.

Aviation cocktail for mothers day from the bitter truth, cocktail recipes

Aviation

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Aviation

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz. Dry Gin
  • 3/4 oz. The Bitter Truth – Violet Liqueur
  • 1/3 oz. Maraschino Liqueur
  • 3/4 oz. Fresh Lime or Lemon

Preparation: Shake ingredients with ice and strain into a chilled cocktail glass.


Violet FIzz cocktail for mothers day from the bitter truth, cocktail recipes

Violet FIzz

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Violet Fizz

Ingredients:

  • 1 oz. Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 1/2 tsp. Fine Sugar
  • 1/2 oz. The Bitter Truth – Violet Liqueur
  • 1 1/2 oz. Gin
  • Plain Soda Water

Preparation: Shake first four ingredients with ice. Strain over ice in a Collins or long drink glass and top with soda. Serve with straws.


Violet Spritzer

Ingredients:

  • 3 oz. Dry White Wine
  • 3/4 oz. The Bitter Truth – Violet Liqueur Plain Soda or Sparkling Mineral Water

Preparation: Build in glass over big ice cubes. Stir gently and add lemon zest.


Kate Cocktail

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz. Old Tom Gin
  • 3/4 oz. The Bitter Truth – Elderflower Liqueur
  • 3/4 oz. Champagne
  • 2-3 dashes The Bitter Truth – Cucumber Bitters Fresh Mint Bunch
  • fresh Lemon Wedges

Preparation: Muddle mint and lemon wedges, add other ingredients and stir with crushed ice. Garnish with mint sprig.


Miss Lynd cocktail for mothers day from the bitter truth, cocktail recipes

Miss Lynd

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Miss Lynd

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz. Gin or Vodka
  • 3/4 oz. The Bitter Truth – Elderflower Liqueur
  • 2 dashes The Bitter Truth – Creole Bitters

Preparation: Stir ingredients with ice and strain into a cocktail glass.


Opal Cocktail

Ingredients:

  • 1 1/2 oz. Dry Gin
  • 1 oz. Blood Orange Juice
  • 1/2 oz. Orange Liqueur
  • 1/4 oz. Simple Syrup
  • 2 dashes The Bitter Truth – Orange Flower Water

Preparation: Shake with ice and strain into a cocktail glass.


Cupid Cocktail

Ingredients:

  • 1 oz. Dry Gin
  • 1/4 oz. The Bitter Truth – Elderflower Liqueur
  • 2 dashes The Bitter Truth – Rose Water
  • Rose Champagne

Preparation: Shake all ingredients over ice and strain into a chilled cocktail glass.