Leblon Caipirinha

Leblon Caipirinha Cocktail

Base Spirit: Cachaça

Type: Classics, Tiki / Tropical

Served: On the Rocks

Preparation: Shaken

Strength: Medium

Difficulty: Medium

About the Leblon Caipirinha Cocktail

Every day is carnaval when you’re drinking the national cocktail of Brazil.

Ingredients in the Leblon Caipirinha Cocktail

  • 2 tsp sugar or 1 oz simple syrup (one part sugar, one part water)
  • Half a lime, cut into wedges
  • 2 oz Leblon Cachaça

Garnish: Lime wheel

Glass: Rocks

How to make the Leblon Caipirinha Cocktail

In a shaker, muddle the lime and sugar or simple syrup. Fill with ice and add the cachaça. Shake vigorously and pour (unstrained) into a rocks glass. Garnish with a lime wheel.

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Comments

  1. Brad Beach says

    The Caipirinha is a very delicious beverage. I highly recommend rimming the glass with a little lime juice and some sugar. For a good cachaça, I recommend Sagatiba. Tastes great! Or if you are feeling even more adventurous, try to find Cachaça 51. This will make a good caipirinha a great one!

    http://bradbea.ch/the-best-caipirinha/

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