Caipirinha

Caipirinha

Brazil's national drink is amazingly easy and simply refreshing. In a pinch, you may substitute white rum for Cachaca.
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Servings 1 Cocktail

Equipment

  • Cocktail Shaker
  • Muddler
  • Double Rocks Glass

Ingredients
  

  • 2 oz Cachaca
  • 1 Large Fresh Lime Use 2 if small
  • ¾ oz Simple Syrup 1 parts white sugar to 1 part water
  • 1 tsp White Sugar or sugar cube

Instructions
 

  • Slice lime in 1/2 lengthwise and remove the pith. Then cut into 6 wedges.
  • In a shaker muddle the lime with simple syrup and sugar.
  • Add cachaca and shake with crushed ice until the outside of the shaker is frosty, about 20 seconds.
  • Dump into a double rocks glass.
  • No garnish.
Keyword cachaca
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