The classic Negroni just got a fabulous new Polynesian-style makeover. This June we’re participating in Negroni Week. Throughout Negroni Week venues, restaurants and bars are encouraged to stir up classic Negronis or create a new variation using traditional Negroni ingredients -- Campari, gin and Vermouth. We’ve decided to add our own Hula’s spin on the traditional cocktail, and we’re calling it the Pogroni.
The seven day event celebrating all things Negroni was established in 2013 by Imbibe Magazine and Campari as a means to raise money for charities across the world. From its early years to 2016, Negroni Week grew vastly, from a humble 100 participating venues to over 6,000 across the globe, raising $900,000 for charitable causes along the way. This year we’re participating and we’ve picked a charity that’s near and dear to us. We’ve made a charitable donation to No Kid Hungry, a non-profit working to end childhood hunger in America. A portion of all sales will benefit No Kid Hungry throughout the duration of Negroni Week.
We’ll be stirring up the Pogroni from June 5-11. But you can make your own at home with our bartender’s recipe.
How to Make a Hula’s Pogroni
.75-ounce 8-Year El Dorado
.75-ounce Sweet Vermouth
Muddle half of a guava, muddle the insides of half of a passion fruit, add all of spirits and ice, stir, and then strain over an ice rock. Garnish your cocktail with grated cinnamon stick and finish it all off by placing a cinnamon stick in the cocktail. Voilà! You’ve got yourself a Pogroni.
Tag your Pogroni and Negroni photos on social media with the #NegroniWeek hashtag.
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