By Mixologists John Tremain and Matt Anderson
The drink is our nod to Tukupi, legendary shaman and elder from the Shuar clan of the Jivaro tribe. These fierce warriors, who once reigned terror over the jungles of Ecuador and Peru, proclaimed their dominance and appeased their ancestors after battle by shrinking and preserving the heads (tsantas) of their human conquests.
• 2 oz Deadhead Rum
•.75 oz lime juice
•.25 oz passion fruit syrup (1:1 mix of passion fruit pulp and rich simple syrup)
• 2 tsp maple syrup
• 2 dashes Bittermens Elemakule Tiki® Bitters
Shake ingredients with two cups crushed ice and pour unstrained into a double old fashioned glass or vessel of similar capacity.
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