Most every distilled liquor has its own matching signature drink: Rum with mojitos, tequila with margaritas, gin with tonic, etc.. Brazil has its own pairing in it’s national drink, Cachaça and the Caipirinha. Cachaça is an exclusively Brazilian alcohol that made from fermented sugarcane juice. mix up a batch of caipirinhas with a bubbling pot of black beans and pork meats, Brazil’s national dish, feijoada, and enoy.
Brazilian Caipirinha Cocktail
Easy to make, this national drink of Brazil is sweet and citrusy. They're also powerful and delicious, a dangerous combination that might explain why Brazilians love to dance so much.Print Pin
Servings: 1 drink
- Muddler (wood pestle for crushing lime)
- Heavy cocktail glass
- 3 oz Cachaça
- 1 whole Lime
- 2 tbsp Superfine sugar
- Ice cubes
- Cut lime into quarters lengthwise. Remove any loose white pith. Place on bottom of glass, skin-side down. Top with sugar. With a muddle, pestle, or wooden spoon, lightly crush all the juice from the limes.
- Add ice cubes and Cachaça and stir well. Serve with a lime slice.
Calories: 289kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 0.01g | Fat: 0.1g | Sodium: 1mg | Potassium: 2mg | Fiber: 0.03g | Sugar: 24g | Vitamin A: 1IU | Vitamin C: 0.3mg | Calcium: 1mg | Iron: 0.03mg