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CAIPIRINHA

The official drink of Brazil.

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Info

Served

On the rocks; poured over ice

Types of Alcohol

Cachaça

Standard Garnish

  • Lime
  • Sugar cane

Type of Glass

Old fashioned glass

Utensils

  • Muddler

Ingredients

  • 1½ oz. cachaça
  • Half a lime cut into 4 wedges
  • 2 teaspoons brown sugar

Preparation

  1. Place lime and sugar into old fashioned glass.
  2. Muddle (mash) the two ingredients together using a muddler or wooden spoon.
  3. Fill the glass with ice, preferably crushed.
  4. Add the cachaça and stir gently.
  5. Garnish with lime and sugar cane.