1 1⁄2 oz Rhum Agricole (JM Blanc was what I used; a lightly aged agricole would work well too.)
1⁄2 oz Cynar
1⁄2 oz Honey syrup (1:1)
1⁄2 oz Lime juice
1 sli Lime (Lime wheel as garnish)
Instructions

Build in a double Old Fashioned glass, add ice, stir, and garnish with a lime wheel inserted along the inside of the glass.

History

The drink started by noting how well agricole and Cynar pair, and then adding in honey to complement the Cynar. The lime juice is meant to cut the sweetness but keep things silky smooth in this stirred drink. For a name, I aimed to tie the drink back to the island of Martinique's history. When the island was settled by Europeans, the last remaining tribe there was the Caribs. One of the landmarks on the northern side of the island is a cliff called the Tomb of the Caribs. There, the last Caribs jumped instead of surrendering to the Europeans; it symbolically matched classic ‘Ti Punch service where ingredients are provided such that "each can prepare their own death."

Cocktail summary
Picture of Tomb of the Caribs
FRY 2017
Posted by yarm on 2/19/2020
Created by
Frederic Yarm, Loyal Nine, Cambridge, MA
Year
2017
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Comments

Substituted simple syrup for the honey syrup. It was solid, but unspectacular. I'd try again with the honey syrup, or maybe just straight honey.