Caipirinha Classico

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Caipirinha is Brazil’s national drink. Refreshingly sweet and sour, perfect for a hot mid-afternoon day’s pick-me-up.

Caipirinha Classico

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Caipirinha Classico Recipe-


(makes 1 drink)

  • half of one lime, quartered
  • 1 tbsp. sugar
  • 2 oz. cachaca
  • crushed ice
  1. Crush some ice cubes in an electric blender
  2. Rub one of the lime half-quarters all over the inside of a cocktail glass, leave it inside and add the other three half-quarters.
  3. Add in the sugar, and stir the limes and sugar together well.
  4. Add in some crushed ice, stir well again, then enough more crushed ice to fill the glass.
  5. Enjoy your Caipirinha Classico!