Classic
Patrick Spears / Supercall

Rum • Sour
Black Pearl

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This classic tiki drink gets its black heart―and color―from Fernet-Branca, a dark, bitter Italian amaro. It also has dark rum, fresh lime juice and orgeat, which provides a nutty sweetness that softens Fernet-Branca’s menthol flavors. Both herbal and refreshing, it’s a wonderful drink for cold weather when you get tired of drinking whiskey and Cognac. And while it’s rich enough to cure the cold, it’ll also give you a taste of warmer days to come.

The Essentials

Dark Rum
Orgeat
Fernet-Branca
Shaker
Strainer
The Details

Ingredients

2 oz Dark Rum
.5 oz Orgeat
.75 oz Lime Juice
.25 oz Fernet-Branca
Fresh mint, For Garnish

Method

  • Add all ingredients except for the garnish to a shaker tin filled with cubed ice, and shake.
  • Using a Hawthorne strainer, strain into a rocks glass filled with crushed ice.
  • Garnish with a bouquet of fresh mint.
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