Caipirinha
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About this Cocktail

Caipirinha is Brazil's national cocktail, made with cachaça, sugar and lime. Cachaça, also known as Pinga or Caninha, is Brazil's most common distilled alcoholic beverage.

Ingredients:
  • 1/2 lime cut into four wedges
  • 2 1/2 teaspoons sugar (or 1 oz Simple Syrup)
  • 2 oz Cachaça
  • 1/4 Velvet Falernum
Preparation:

Place lime and sugar into old shaker glass and muddle (mash the two ingredients together using a muddler or a wooden spoon). Fill the glass with crushed ice and add the Cachaça and Falernum. Shake well. Pour into Old fashioned glass.

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