The definitive guide to the finest drinking experiences

The World Class 50: The Definitive Drinking Guide features 50 of the most innovative and talented bartenders from across the globe. Each bartender showcases the perfect location, the most inventive cocktail and the finest of ingredients and spirits that define the 'must have' fine drinking experience in their city.

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To celebrate Australia Day we bring you New Frontiers, Luke Ashton’s tasty Tiki-based tropical recipe. Featuring aromatic Queensland pineapples, fresh lime and Zacapa 23, it should at least bring a taste of hot summer nights in Sydney for those not fortunate enough to be in Australian sunshine right now.

Bulleit Bourbon • 40ml
Ron Zacapa 23 • 10ml
Galliano Vanilla • 10ml
Fresh pineapple juice • 40ml
Fresh lime juice • 25ml
Orgeat • 10ml
Angostura bitters • 2 dashes
Contains 19 grams of alcohol per serve

Place all the ingredients in to a shaker. Shake well and strain in to a tall glass over ice. Garnish with a mint sprig and half an orange wheel with cracked black pepper on it for aroma.

Best enjoyed on a hot summer night in Sydney, when all you could want is something tropical and fresh.

Discover more about Luke and his bar Vasco here