Caipirinha

  • Units: 3
  • Served in: Lowball glass
  • Total time: 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 75 ml/2½ fl. oz (3 measures) White rum (Cachaça)
  • 2 tsp. Sugar
  • Lime wedges
  • Ice cubes 
Caipirinha

A Caipirinha is the Brazilian national cocktail. The classic caipirinha recipe means the only mixer is the lime juice derived from the lime wedges – making this drink a rather potent cocktail! The lime natural sugars combine with the sugar from the white rum or (Cachaça) to give this this cocktail a great sweet and strong mix.

Method

  1. Place the lime wedges and sugar into the glass.
  2. Muddle/mash the lime wedges and sugar together well in the glass.
  3. Pour in the white rum.
  4. Fill the glass with ice and stir well to finish.
Cachaça is a Brazilian white rum made from sugar cane.

Please note that the units field is an estimation, and will vary depending on the type and quantity of alcohol used. Please drink responsibly and legally.

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