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PARTNER CONTENT: The Angostura® Rock Shandy – made by the best bars and you


28 Jan 2019
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Making the Angostura® Rock Shandy is this simple:

- ½ can soda water 

- ½ can lemonade 

- 4 - 6 dashes Angostura® aromatic bitters

Build ingredients over ice, dash with Angostura® aromatic bitters, stir, garnish with lemon wedge and serve.

The long hot days of Summer have arrived and if you’re entertaining family and friends this holiday season, it’s the perfect opportunity to break out the home bar. Summer holidays are the time to sit back, relax and let the bitters do the talking…

One standout serve has rocked our worlds for as long as we can remember; a revolutionary addition to the global hospitality scene and an ambassador for modern home entertaining.

Over the years the original Rock Shandy recipe has taken on many variations across the globe. On home soil, the recipe is a longstanding Summer classic – a combination of lemonade and soda over ice with a couple of dashes of Angostura aromatic bitters to taste. It has gone on to become the first choice in South African restaurants, country clubs and homes.

No matter where you are in the world and which recipe you prefer, all Shandy’s keep to one key element – those famous few dashes of Angostura aromatic bitters. For over a century, Bitters has been considered a key component in many cocktail recipes. THE essential bar ingredient for that extra depth of flavour. Having guests over this Summer season? Make Angostura aromatic bitters your bar and kitchen essential! It’s the can’t-miss bottle behind the check-out, featuring an over-sized label and distinct yellow cap.

Get your hands on a bottle of Angostura aromatic bitters at all leading liquor outlets countrywide. Or head down to your favourite cocktail bar for a Rock Shandy fix. Cause Effect Cocktail Kitchen in Cape Town is one such bar.

ALSO READ: Bitters for beginners – what are they and how do you use them?


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