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Bitter Pill Cocktail Recipe

Welcome to our exclusive exploration of the Bitter Pill, a cocktail that promises to tantalize your taste buds and elevate your mixology experience. Whether you’re a cocktail enthusiast or a curious beginner who likes Vodka, Jack Daniels, Lemon, or Coca-Cola, this drink might impress.

Table of contents:

  1. Description
  2. Ingredients
  3. Instructions
  4. Nutrition
  5. Shopping list
  6. Related Cocktails
  7. FAQ
  8. Conclusion

Bitter Pill Cocktail Description

The Bitter Pill falls under the Shot and Alcoholic categories, making it a perfect choice for those who appreciate a drink with character. Served in Whiskey sour glass, this drink tastes exquisite and presents itself visually appealing.

Let the Bitter Pill transport you to a realm of flavor and elegance. A careful selection of 4 ingredients, featuring Vodka, Jack Daniels, Lemon, Coca-Cola, combines to create this masterpiece. It’s a drink that resonates with the essence of fine cocktail-making. Companion drinks like Charlie Coke, Nickler, Heartbreaker’s Special also offer a taste of this excellence.

Bitter Pill Ingredients

A great cocktail starts with the right ingredients. For the Bitter Pill, you will need the following:

US Metric
  • 2 oz Smirnoff Vodka
  • 2 oz Jack Daniels
  • Lemon
  • Coca-Cola
  • 59 ml Smirnoff Vodka
  • 59 ml Jack Daniels
  • Lemon
  • Coca-Cola

Each component in this cocktail plays a vital role in creating the unique flavor profile of this drink.

How to Make a Bitter Pill Cocktail

Preparation time: 5
Total time: 10

Creating the Bitter Pill cocktail is an art in itself. Follow these steps for the perfect outcome:

To craft this exquisite cocktail, begin by carefully combining the following ingredients: 2 oz Smirnoff Vodka, 2 oz Jack Daniels, Lemon, Coca-Cola. Once blended to perfection, pour into the whiskey sour glass and enjoy. The process is as enjoyable as savoring the drink itself.

Nutrition Facts for the Bitter Pill Cocktail

Calories Fat Carbs Protein
400.0 0.0 100.0 0.0

Please note that the figures in the table for Bitter Pill are only approximate values, as for each raw material, the manufacturers use different ingredients to make their products. A general value has been used based on the ingredients (which may be substituted) to calculate the nutrition results in this recipe. The values shown are per serving.

Shopping List for the Bitter Pill Cocktail

To prepare this cocktail, ensure you have these items on your shopping list: Vodka, Jack Daniels, Lemon, and Coca-Cola.

Quality ingredients are key to the perfect cocktail, Bitter Pill.

Interesting Facts

The ingredients used in the Bitter Pill cocktail are also found in many other drinks. This list shows how many times each ingredient is used in the recipes and what proportion of each ingredient is used in the cocktail descriptions on our Cocktails recipe & Drinks site.

Used Ingredient Applied % of Total Cocktails
Vodka 3051 times 18.66%
Jack Daniels 126 times 0.77%
Lemon 427 times 2.61%
Coca-Cola 348 times 2.13%

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Bitter Pill FAQ

  • Q: How do you make the Bitter Pill Cocktail?
  • A: Follow the detailed instructions above to mix the perfect Bitter Pill.
  • Q: What ingredients do I need for the Bitter Pill?
  • A: The ingredients include Vodka, Jack Daniels, Lemon, and Coca-Cola, all of which contribute to its unique taste.
  • Q: Which is the best glass for the Bitter Pill cocktail?
  • A: In our experience, Whiskey sour glass is the best match for this drink. This glassware appears 103 times in our mixing recipes, resulting in 0.63% of the cocktailing instructions.


The Bitter Pill cocktail is more than just a drink; it’s a sensory journey. From its intricate blend of flavors to its elegant presentation, this cocktail is a testament to the art of mixology. Whether you’re hosting a party or enjoying a quiet evening, the Bitter Pill is the perfect addition to any occasion.