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Whether used in a juice, syrup, purée or liqueur, passion fruit adds a punch of fruity flavor to cocktails. The plant is native to South America, so it’s a natural fit for drinks made with rum or cachaça, but as these recipes show, the tropical fruit’s flavor complements aged spirits like whiskey and applejack.

Baby ZombieApplejack sets this Zombie riff apart.

The CoronadoPassion fruit juice and coconut water give this cocktail a hit of tropical sunshine.

Don the Beachcomber’s Kona CocktailA passion fruit syrup anchors this tiki recipe adapted by tiki historian Jeff “Beachbum” Berry.

The EmojiA summery spirit-free cocktail with cold-brew, orgeat and passion fruit.

HighwaymanBourbon, Scotch and rum combine with coffee liqueur and passion fruit liqueur.

Life on Freezy StreetA breezy blend of Sav Blanc, passion fruit liqueur, apricot, citrus and honey.

Lost Lake CocktailThe namesake cocktail for the Chicago tiki bar features rum, Campari, pineapple, maraschino and passion fruit syrup.

Maracuya CaipirinhaA sweeter, seasonal Caipirinha.

Meauxbar Rum CocktailThe Hurricane cocktail, all grown up, made with passion fruit syrup.

Old Injustices NegroniA juicy spin on the Negroni with passion fruit purée, gin and Campari.

Oil State SunriseDry rosé sets a pretty tone for this highball.

Passion Fruit FroséFrosé meets passion fruit in this breezy treat.

Permanent HolidayA warm tiki drink made with amaro, whiskey, grapefruit and passion fruit syrup.

Pobrecito Passion Fruit CocktailRye whiskey builds a sturdy backbone for this rich, fruity cocktail from Phoenix.

Resting Spritz Face Celebrate spritz season with this amped up version that features two kinds of Italian aperitivo, citrus and passion fruit.

The SaturnA classic tiki cocktail made with gin and passion fruit.

That Party Last NightA whiskey-fueled punch for two with passion fruit syrup.

Virgin’s SacrificeA frozen riff on the Carter Beats the Devil cocktail.

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