The Caipirinha

The Caipirinha CocktailPlain delicious.
The Caipirinha is Brazil’s national cocktail. And, it is made with a sugar cane rum known as cachaça, limes, and sugar, it’s a refreshing, cold, tart, and sweet at the same time.

The Caipirinha
Yields one cocktail

2 tablespoons superfine sugar
1 small lime, cut into wedges
Ice cubes
2 ounces Cachaça or white rum

Muddle sugar and lime wedges in the bottom of a pint glass.

Fill the glass with ice cubes, top off with Cachaça, and stir again.

Stir briefly and garnish with a lime wheel if desired.

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