Traditionally featuring gin, Campari, and sweet vermouth, a negroni is a classic Italian cocktail that packs a flavorful punch. On this episode of In The Know: Bar Master, mixologist and cocktail expert, Josué Gonzaléz (@josue.allday) takes the basic negroni on a trip to paradise, with his signature Negroni Tropical. Featuring flavors like pineapple and coconut, the Negroni Tropical is the perfect way to get a sip of sunshine all-year-round!
.75 oz Plantation Pineapple Rum
.25 oz Smith & Cross Jamaican Rum
.75 oz toasted coconut Campari (Josué makes this by infusing Campari with toasted coconut flakes overnight)
.75 oz Punt e Mes Vermouth
Lemon peel (for garnish)
Pineapple frond (for garnish)
Edible flower (for garnish)
Combine the pineapple rum, Jamaican rum, Campari, and vermouth in a mixing glass.
Fill the mixing glass up with ice, then stir well using a bar spoon.
Rub a lemon peel together over the cocktail, getting the aromatic oils inside the glass.
Garnish with pineapple fronds and a flower. Cheers!
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