Tarzan Boy

A tropical Negroni riff that I created at Loyal Nine's Yacht Rock Sunday series in 2015
1 oz Rhum Agricole (Blanc)
12 oz Bianco Vermouth
12 oz Dry vermouth
12 oz Campari
12 oz Passion fruit syrup
1 twst Orange peel (As garnish)
Instructions
Stir with ice and strain into a rocks glass. Fill with ice, garnish with an orange twist, and add a straw.
History
For Yacht Rock Sundays at Loyal Nine in 2015, I crafted a tropical Negroni that I dubbed the Tarzan Boy for I was sourcing drink names from our playlist. The idea started with how passion fruit modulates Campari into something tropical and not incredibly bitter -- an idea I was first introduced to in Jamie Boudreau's Novara. Rhum agricole bolstered the tropical aspects of the mix, and I kept with white vermouths to allow the guava-like color to sing out. The Tarzan Boy was popular enough that it made the regular cocktail list once the Yacht Rock Sunday series concluded in the early Fall.
FRY 2015
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