My attempt at a slightly tikified/tropical version of one my favourite drinks, the Super Drunk Uncle by Johnny Swet. It’s usually a playful mix of scotch, drambuie lemon juice and orange curaçao, topped with an IPA beer. I wanted to keep the same idea but make it a dark, tikified, tropical drink. I swapped the lemon out for orange and pineapple, replaced drambuie with falernum to give it a slightly spicy edge, and used a mix of Jamaican and Barbadian rums in place of the usual scotch to really turn up the dial on the tropical. The addition of Mr Black rounds off the drink with a coffee bitterness that balances nicely with the inherent sweetness, and the use of a coffee Porter instead of an IPA highlights the coffee. My measurements are quite small due to my glassware, but feel free to up the proportions to fit whatever glass you have!

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Ingredients

 25 ml Well Aged Barbadian Rum
 15 ml Overproof Jamaican Rum
 15 ml Mr Black Coffee Liqueur
 15 ml Orange Curaçao
 10 ml Velvet Falernum
 10 ml Orange juice
 15 ml Pineapple juice
 6 drops Xocolatl bitters
 Coffee Porter or Stout (preferably something of imperial abv)

Directions

1

Add first 7 ingredients into cocktail shaker

2

Add ice and shake hard for 10 seconds

3

Fine strain into a highball or tumbler with ice

4

Top drink with coffee Porter or stout

5

Garnish with pineapple fronds and half an orange wheel


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