Lemon, Lime and Bitters
|Served||Straight up or with ice|
Slice of lemon or lime
|Standard drinkware||Highball glass|
|Commonly used ingredients|
|Preparation||Rim the inside of the glass with 4 to 5 dashes of Angostura Bitters then pour lemonade and lime cordial (15-30 mL) into glass. Garnish with Lemon if desired.|
It is often considered to be a non-alcoholic cocktail (or mocktail) due to its exceedingly low alcohol content, though some establishments consider it to be alcoholic and will not serve it without identification or proof of age.
A product of Trinidad and Tobago's Angostura beverage company, Lemon, Lime and Bitters is commonly consumed in Australia and New Zealand where it became customary for golf players to have a drink of LLB after a match of golf.
It is made to order in most bars but a pre-mixed version is made by a number of soft drink companies and this version is widely available in supermarkets.
Lemon Lime and bitters is consumed by an average of 42% of all Australians and is quickly becoming more and more popular in restaurants and cafes. It has almost a sweet and sour taste and is quite refreshing, but it has an exceedingly high sugar content.
- Angostura Bitters - Lemon/Lime/Bitters, , retrieved 6/1/08
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