Celebrating 200 Years of Pure Indulgence

The House of ANGOSTURA® is celebrating a significant milestone—its bicentennial, marking 200 years of influence and innovation in the world of spirits.

Established in 1824, ANGOSTURA® has played a pivotal role in the creation of many of the world’s finest cocktails, enhancing flavors and inspiring mixologists and cocktail enthusiasts alike. Known for its rich history and unwavering dedication to quality, ANGOSTURA® is a staple in the cocktail community, symbolizing excellence and craftsmanship.

One of ANGOSTURA®’s standout products is its cocoa bitters. This unique blend, which uses premium cocoa from Trinidad and Tobago, exemplifies over 200 years of bitters expertise. The result is a rich and decadent infusion that can elevate a variety of cocktails. It pairs especially well with sweet vermouth or aged spirits like whiskey, rum, cognac, and tequila, adding a luxurious touch to any drink. Beyond cocktails, ANGOSTURA® cocoa bitters can enhance the flavor of main dishes or desserts, making it a versatile ingredient in any kitchen.

To celebrate this historic milestone, ANGOSTURA® suggests adding its cocoa bitters to your winter cocktail repertoire.

For instance, an Espresso Martini made with ANGOSTURA® cocoa bitters combines the rich flavors of cocoa and coffee, creating a cozy and sophisticated drink perfect for cold evenings.

Espresso Martini Recipe


  • 50ml vodka
  • 30ml freshly brewed espresso
  • 20ml coffee liqueur
  • 1 dash of ANGOSTURA® cocoa bitters
  • Ice


  1. Fill a shaker with ice.
  2. Add the vodka, freshly brewed espresso, coffee liqueur, and a dash of ANGOSTURA® cocoa bitters.
  3. Shake vigorously until well chilled.
  4. Strain into a chilled martini glass.
  5. Garnish with coffee beans.

This winter, let ANGOSTURA® cocoa bitters bring warmth and depth to your favorite cocktails. Whether you’re entertaining guests or enjoying a quiet evening at home, an Espresso Martini with ANGOSTURA® cocoa bitters offers a delightful and comforting experience.

As ANGOSTURA® celebrates 200 years of flavor, inspiration, and excellence, it looks forward to continuing its legacy for another two centuries. For more information on the ANGOSTURA® range and for additional recipes, visit www.angosturabitters.com.