Bittered Sling Bitters | High-Quality, Small-Batch Bitters
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Our Story

Bittered Sling® celebrates the extraordinary life and business partnership of celebrated chef Jonathan Chovancek and award-winning bartender & sommelier Lauren Mote. Together, they’ve contributed more than 40 years of professional experience, knowledge, and innovation to the Canadian and global food and beverage community.

Jonathan and Lauren standing in a warehouse full of barrels
A Bartender's Guide to the World Book Cover

We’re so thrilled to share with you that Bittered Sling’s first book,
“A Bartender’s Guide To The World”
is now available to order worldwide from your favourite book retailer!
Written by Bittered Sling co-founder Lauren Mote (& James O. Fraioli), with all photography by Bittered Sling co-founder Chef Jonathan Chovancek.
Each recipe features Bittered Sling bitters and takes readers on a journey through 75 cocktails & places.


High-quality, small-batch bitters and extracts
for the plate, palate and potion.

Originally marketed as a medicinal tonic, bitters are a concentration of select natural herbs, fruits and spices now used primarily as a flavouring agent for cocktail and culinary creations ranging from savoury to sweet. By the dash or the drop, each creation offers an intricate range of complex flavours that perfectly accentuates food, spirits and even sparkling water.

Drink with Grapefruit and Hops bitters beside it
Orange and Juniper bitters beside an orange colored drink with garnish.


Try it for yourself.

If you’re interested in purchasing Bittered Sling® in your city, click on the region below to learn more. Would you like to carry Bittered Sling® as a partner? We are happy to connect you with one of our import or distribution partners. Would you like to import Bittered Sling® to your country? Don’t hesitate to drop us a note on the contact page.

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Retail & Wholesale

4 bottles of bitters, one with the dropper open, one with the dropper out and a drop of bitters falling back into the bottle.
Lineup of all Bittered Sling bitters

Podcasts and Press

Learn more about Bittered Sling® through dozens of interviews both in print media and online podcasts.