Mount Pelee

A straight spirits agricole drink with fruity, spice, and herbal elements.
1 12 oz Rhum Agricole (Blanc such as Rhum JM.)
12 oz Apricot liqueur
12 oz Falernum
12 oz Dry vermouth
2 ds Orange bitters
1 ds Bitters, Angostura
1 twst Orange peel (As garnish)
Stir with ice, strain into a coupe, and garnish with an orange twist.
Rhum agricole and apricot liqueur are an amazing pairing. Herbal, citrus, and spice notes here complement this duo.
A drink of the day at Loyal Nine back in 2016 where I was inspired by Martin Cate's Abricot Vieux and John Gertsen's Rhum Agricot that he crafted at Drink. Named after Mount Pelée, the active volcano that occasionally destroys rhum distilleries and towns on Martinique. The drink later made the main menu.
FRY 2016
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