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La Chunga

At the Peruvian-inspired Brooklyn restaurant, Llama Inn, mixologist Lynnette Marrero serves the rum-based La Chunga

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
228
Calories Per Serving

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
Servings1
Calories Per Serving228
Sugar22gN/A
Protein0.1g0.2%
Carbs26g9%
Vitamin A0.4µgN/A
Vitamin C6mg11%
Vitamin K0.1µg0.2%
Calcium39mg4%
Folate (food)2µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)2µg1%
Iron0.1mg0.7%
Magnesium9mg2%
Phosphorus7mg1%
Potassium101mg3%
Riboflavin (B2)0.5mg26.7%
Sodium264mg11%
Sugars, added21gN/A
Zinc0.6mg3.9%