Pink Gin Plymouth Gin Tonic Water Bitters Iced Cocktail

This drink’s rosy tint is due to the use of bitters, hence the name Pink Gin. Bitters were first created by a German doctor named Johann Siegert. While the doctor was in Angostura, Venezuela, he sought a remedy to help “tropical stomach ailments” and eventually perfected the formula for Angostura Bitters in 1824. Bitters on their own aren’t particularly palatable, therefore gin was added and diluted with water, resulting in this low-proof cocktail.

The Australian favorite LLB is another great low-proof bitters drink.


1.5 oz GIN, Preferably a mild gin like Plymouth
1.5 oz WATER, Or tonic water
2 dash(es) BITTERS, Or to taste
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