Serve in an Old-Fashioned glass
- 4-6 lime wedges
- 2 shots cachaça rum
- 1 large bar spoon of granulated sugar
Garnish: No garnish.
How to Make
- Muddle the limes & sugar in an old-fashioned glass
- Add crushed ice & cachaça
- Stir thoroughly
- Crown with crushed ice
A muddled cocktail originating in Brazil and naturally uses Brazil’s national spirit, cachaça rum – a rough type of rum that very polarising. If your guest isn’t a fan of cachaça rum, make them the more approachable Caiprioska cocktail instead.
Caipirinha Cocktail Variations
You can use 2/3 shot of simple syrup instead of the granulated sugar. White granulated sugar works better than brown granulated sugar, but feel free to experiment.