State Motto Cocktail Bitters

Cocktail Recipes

Without a doubt there are hundreds of delicious cocktail recipes from expert bartenders around the world, and you might even have your own favorite. This is a collection of some of the many creative ways people have been using State Motto bitters to make a name for themselves in the drinks they serve.

An improved Earl Grey Old Fashioned using bourbon, bonal, Earl Grey simple syrup, and State Motto Earl Grey bitters

Improved Earl Grey Old Fashioned


Julien St-Pierre · 2014 · Edmonton AB

2 oz Bourbon
1/4 oz Bonal
1/4 oz Earl Grey rich simple syrup
2 dashes State Motto Earl Grey bitters
Lemon twist

“Something Fun”


Laura Lynn Johnston · 2015 · Edmonton AB

With ice to chill, and your favorite tonic to fill,
1 oz Ungava or Plymouth Gin
1 oz State Motto Lime/Ginger Bitters
0.5 oz Green Chartreuse

Bare-Skin Rug


Laura Lynn Johnston · 2015 · Edmonton AB

Over ice, stir the following:
1 oz Bulleit or Four Roses Bourbon
1 oz State Motto Vanilla Bitters
0.5 oz Fernet Branca
0.5 oz Rich Simple Syrup (Demerara)

The Lansdowne Agreement


Paul Gifford · 2014 · Edmonton AB

1.5 oz Tanqueray 10 gin
1 oz junmai-shu sake
0.5 oz Cocchi Americano
1 dash St. Germain Elderflower liqueur
2 dashes of State Motto Earl Grey bitters

Savoy Shuffle


Woodwork · 2014 · Edmonton AB

1.5 oz London dry gin
0.5 oz aperol
0.5 oz Pims Negroni
1 healthy dash of State Motto Earl Grey bitters

Stab Ave


Joshua Kupsch · 2014 · Edmonton AB

2 oz Alberta Premium rye
1 oz Dubonnet rouge
1 barspoon of Absinthe
1 barspoon of simple syrup
2 dashes of State Motto Bison bitters

Stirred, strained into ice, and garnished with an orange peel. “It’s the Rob Roy for hosers”

The Stab Ave, a State Motto cocktail created by Joshua Kupsch.