The Japanese Bitters

The Japanese Bitters - Shiso


The Japanese Shiso Bitters have a faintly minty flavour reminiscent of green tea and peach skins. These Asian bitters are prepared using carefully selected blue shiso from the longstanding Aoba plantation, which grows the highest quality of shiso in Chiba Prefecture. Chiba Prefecture is also the heart of Japanese Bitter production. Savour the grassy flavour in a Mojito or Martini.

Shiso is the common name for the culinary herb, seed (spice), and the entirety of the Preilla frutescens plant, which belongs to the mint family. The whole leaf of green shiso is often used as a receptacle to hold wasabi or various garnishes on a sushi plate.

  • 100mL (3.4oz) glass bottle
  • ABV: 28%
  • Tasting notes: leafy, herbal, slight mint note, grassy, light citrus zest, mild wintergreen.
  • Ingredients: Neutral spirits (local), Shiso leaves
  • Made in Japan


    Japanese Shiso Bitters: 3-4 dashes
    Dry Gin: 40mL
    Dry Vermouth: 20mL


    Barkeep General store is a proud authorized retailer of The Japanese Bitters. Buy your Japanese bitters in Penticton or online.