How to make Long Chim’s Tropic Thunder

23 January, 2020 by
Annabelle Cloros

Summer is the perfect time to experiment with your cocktail menu, so why not give this one a go?

Long Chim Sydney’s Tropic Thunder is inspired by tiki cocktails, with bartender Maurizio Ascolani describing it as “big, bold and fruity with a punch”.

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The zesty beverage combines citrus with pineapple juice, dark rum and Carta Blanca, pairing perfectly with chef David Thompsons’s fiery and aromatic menu.

Ingredients

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15ml fresh lime juice

15ml pineapple juice

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Dash of passionfruit syrup

15ml vanilla burnt orange syrup

15ml Gosling’s Black Seal rum

45ml Bacardi Carta Blanca

Fresh mint

Lime peel

Method

  1. In a shaker, pour in lime juice, pineapple juice, vanilla burnt orange syrup, rum, Bacardi and a dash of passionfruit syrup.
  2. Add ice and shake hard for eight seconds.
  3. Strain into a highball glass and top with fresh mint and a lime peel.

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