Tschunk or Chunk (IPA: /'tʃʊŋk/) is an alcoholic cocktail
similar to caipirinha. If you will, it's the hacker's derivate of caipirinha: It contains "Club-Mate
" (/ˈklʊp ˈmaːte/), a caffeinated carbonated mate
based beverage from
keeps you awake, while the alcohol takes care of the rest, and the crushed
ice keeps you -- well -- chilled!
Note about pronounciation: If you don't know how to pronounce
IPA /'tʃʊŋk/, here's some practical help: basically it's pronounced
like the English word "chunk", execpt that the "u" is pronounced
like the "oo" part of "hook". This is because
German where stuff is pronounced
differently. Anyway, you can pronounce
it however you want. The drink speaks for itself.
Due to the natural color of Mate, Tschunk can be made using either brown or white rum. Example: Cut limes into eights, and put them in a high glas. Add brown sugar to taste, then
mash with a Caipirinha-style
mashing stick. Fill with crushed ice, add 4cl of Cachaça (or some
other alcohol) and then
add Mate until full. Enjoy!