1 oz Bourbon
1⁄2 oz Campari
1 twst Orange peel (as garnish)

Stir; strain; rocks or up; garnish


Started when Anvil bartenders, finishing off a banana liqueur bottle during a shift break, combined it with Campari and were surprised that the combo worked.

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Created by
Terry Williams, Anvil Bar & Refuge, Houston, Texas
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  • A bit too sweet. Maybe more bourbon, less vermouth/banana
  • This doesn't taste strong at all and the banana is a great touch. However it is a little sweet which makes me want to dial down the banana, or maybe it's because Tempus Fugit is sweeter than Giffard.
  • Not bad. The banana is very subtle. Not sure it's better than a standard boulevardier, though. — ★★★★
  • Delicious; campari and banana work far better than expected. Sweet but if you like bourbon boulevardiers, not overwhelmingly so — ★★★★★
  • Evolves nicely on rocks as campari mellows. — ★★★
  • I was skeptical but this was indeed an appealing combo (and presumably would be more so with the good banana liqueur). ETA:Chimpgroni good too! — ★★★★
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Tucker commented on 1/08/2016:

Very nice as written. I cross this with the Kingston negroni by substituting Smith & Cross for the bourbon. Call it a Chimpgroni. Even better in my opinion. 

Good, but very, very sweet. I would try rye and/or going perfect. Used 50/50 Dolin sweet and Punt e Mes with Tempus Fugit.