La Chunga

At the Peruvian-inspired Brooklyn restaurant, Llama Inn, mixologist Lynnette Marrero serves the rum-based La Chunga
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Mixologist, Lynnette Marrero has a knack for bright, light cocktails as showcased in her La Chunga — a Peruvian version of the classic Rum Buck, made with dark and white rum, such as Zacapa Rum, traditional chicha morada (a sweet, non-alcoholic Peruvian corn-based beverage), ginger, lime, and saline. 

Coutesy of Lynnette Marrero, Llama Inn.

1
Servings
222
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Notes

Chicha morada is a purplish-black beverage made from boiled maíz morado (purple corn) and infused with piña (pineapple rinds), canela (cinnamon), and clavos (cloves) — Llama Inn's chicha morada has apples as well.

Ingredients

  • 3/4 Ounces fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 Ounce ginger syrup
  • 3/4 Ounces chicha morada syrup
  • 1 Ounce white rum, such as Plantation 3 Star White Rum
  • 1 Ounce rum, such as Zacapa Rum 23
  • Pinch of salt

Directions

Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker with ice. 

Shake well and strain into a rocks glass over ice. 

Garnish with a lemon wheel.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
4g
6%
Sugar
8g
9%
Saturated Fat
1g
4%
Cholesterol
17mg
6%
Carbohydrate, by difference
19g
15%
Protein
6g
13%
Vitamin A, RAE
16µg
2%
Vitamin C, total ascorbic acid
2mg
3%
Calcium, Ca
13mg
1%
Choline, total
1mg
0%
Fiber, total dietary
1g
4%
Folate, total
18µg
5%
Iron, Fe
5mg
28%
Magnesium, Mg
5mg
2%
Niacin
1mg
7%
Phosphorus, P
8mg
1%
Sodium, Na
208mg
14%
Water
51g
2%