What is Very Bitter People?

Rewards for our community of VBPs! You'll earn points for joining, shopping in-store, on babliquor.com and babsupplies.com, for referring a friend, and more. Redeem points for discounts and entries into rare bottle drawings.

Who can join?

Anyone, it's quick and free. Just create an account or sign-up with your email in the shop.

I signed up in-store, how do I view my account online?

Register online with the same email address, you'll just need to add a password and verify your email.

How do I earn points?

You'll earn 1 point for every $1 spent. You'll also earn 25 points for joining, 50 points for referrals to our online store, 10 points for following us on Instagram, and once a month earn 10 points by filling out the product review in your follow-up purchase email. Find it all in the Earn Points section of the VBP Rewards menu.

What counts as a referral?

To be successful, the referred friend must follow the existing customers referral link, create an account, and make a purchase on babliquor.com of at least $25 at the same time. Referral points are available for use after three days.

How do I view my point balance?

Sign in and your point balance will be displayed in the VBP Rewards bar. Purchase points are available after one day.

How do I redeem my points?

In the VBP Rewards menu select Get Rewards. Here you’ll see all the rewards we offer. If you have enough points, you can redeem them for a reward, one per purchase.

And those rare bottles?

When a drawing is active you will find it listed in the Get Rewards section of the VBP Rewards menu. Redeem 25 Points for a lottery entry towards a chance to purchase, multiple entries are encouraged. After the "Enter By" date has passed winners will be randomly selected and all entrants will contacted by email. New drawings will be announced in our weekly email and posted on the bottle drawing page.

How do I get a "VBP" pin?

Choose the "Very Bitter Person" pin from the Rewards menu. Once you have redeemed the reward, you can pick it up at the shop, include it in an order, or have it shipped to you on its own. We'll get in touch to find out which works best, or you can let us know at info@bittersandbottles.com.

Is there a limit to the number of points I can earn?


What do the 'approved', 'pending' and 'cancelled' statuses mean?

  • Approved: These points can be redeemed on rewards
  • Pending: These points need to be verified before you can redeem them. This typically applies to purchases and referrals.
  • Cancelled: These points will not be added to your account. For example, this will happen if you cancel a purchase (the points will change from pending to cancelled)

Can I use my points during checkout?

When shopping online, choose your reward in the Get Rewards tab of the VBP Rewards menu, then apply the unique code you received during checkout. When shopping in-store let us know you'd like to use a reward before your payment has been processed.

What about supplies shop and cocktail box delivered purchases?

To add points from purchases on our other shops, email us at info@bittersandbottles.com. You can also email us to redeem a reward on both liquor shop and supplies shop items.

Will I earn points for buying a gift card?

Points are earned when a gift card is purchased, additional points are not assigned when the gift card is redeemed. For now we can only issue and redeem gift cards in store.

Where can I report a problem, give feedback, or send some bitter love back your way?

We love hearing from our VBP's! Get in touch at info@bittersandbottles.com