Caipirito
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Caipirito
Cocktail recipe

Rating

3.05 / 5
The Caipirito is a refreshing and aromatic cocktail that draws inspiration from the classic Brazilian drink, the Caipirinha, with its own twist. It is a blend of cachaça, a Brazilian ... more The Caipirito is a refreshing and aromatic cocktail that draws inspiration from the classic Brazilian drink, the Caipirinha, with its own twist. It is a blend of cachaça, a Brazilian spirit made from sugarcane juice, with the zesty brightness of lime, combined with the sweetness of sugar. This beverage is enhanced with the cooling touch of mint leaves, adding an extra layer of flavor complexity. It is rounded off with the effervescence of ginger ale to create a light and invigorating drink. Traditionally served in a whisky glass, the Caipirito offers a well-balanced mix of sweet, sour, and herbal notes, making it a delightful choice for sipping on a warm day or as a stimulating pre-dinner drink.

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Cachaça
Garnish
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Lime, mint
Alcohol content
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13.04% | 3 units *

Whisky glass

Ingredients

oz
ml
cl
Mint Leaves cocktail ingredient
Mint Leaves
4 4 4
Ginger Ale cocktail ingredient
Ginger Ale
Top up Top up Top up
Lime cocktail ingredient
Lime
Half Half Half
Cachaça cocktail ingredient
Cachaça
75ml 2½oz 7.5cl
Sugar cocktail ingredient
Sugar
2 teaspoons 2 teaspoons 2 teaspoons

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Method

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Cut lime half into small wedges, muddle in a cocktail shaker with mint and brown sugar
Fill with ice, add cachaça and shake well
Strain into an old fashioned glass filled with crushed ice stir and top with a splash of ginger ale
Garnish with a slice of lime and a sprig of mint before serving

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