Feb 202014

CaipirinhaCaipirinha (pronounced ka-pur-een-ya) is the National cocktail of Brazil! It is made with cachaça, a Brazilian spirit made with sugar cane.

1 lime, quartered
2 tsp fine sugar
2 oz cachaca*

Place the lime wedges and sugar into an old-fashioned glass. Muddle well. Fill the glass with ice cubes. Pour in the cachaca and stir well.

*If you are unable to find cachaça, you can substitute light rum or vodka.

photo courtesy of David Catania, Wikipedia.org

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 February 20, 2014  Posted by at 12:00 am Brazilian Carnival