What cocktail can I make with amaretto, cachaça, lemon or lime, and another ingredient?

Cocktail Colin says:

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If you're looking for a cocktail that combines the richness of amaretto with the unique flavor of cachaça and the zesty tang of lemon or lime, you might find that the **Disaronno Caipi** and **Caipirinha** offer interesting options:

  • Disaronno Caipi: This cocktail is a delightful twist on the classic Caipirinha, blending the nutty sweetness of amaretto with the bold, earthy flavors of cachaça. The drink uses fresh lime to provide a bright, tangy contrast to the smoothness of the amaretto. A little bit of sugar helps to balance the citrus and enhance the depth of flavor. Typically served in a whisky glass, this cocktail is stirred (not shaken), retaining the rustic charm of a traditional Caipirinha but with an added layer of sweet, almond-like complexity.
This combination creates a nuanced yet refreshing cocktail that highlights the best attributes of both amaretto and cachaça. Perfect for someone looking for a drink that's both unique and satisfying, with a wonderful balance of sweetness and citrusy zest.

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You asked: What cocktails use amaretto and cachaça?. We found 10 cocktails answering the question.

Amaretto Sour

The Amaretto Sour is a classic cocktail known for its balance of sweet and tangy flavors, predominantly featuring the rich...

Lemon Juice (30ml), Amaretto (60ml), Egg (1 egg white), Angostura Bitters (Dash)

4 ingredients
4.77 / 5

Amaretto Colada

The Amaretto Colada is a rich and creamy cocktail that presents a delightful blend of sweet and tropical flavors. It...

Pineapple Juice (120ml), Amaretto (60ml), Cream (90ml), Coconut Cream (30ml), Gold rum (30ml)

5 ingredients
4.6 / 5

Amaretto Cruise

The Amaretto Cruise is a delectable and indulgent cocktail that is perfect for those who enjoy fruity and creamy flavors...

Peach Schnapps (30ml), Orange juice (120ml), Cranberry Juice (120ml), White rum (30ml), Amaretto (30ml), Cream (60ml), Sour Mix (60ml)

7 ingredients
4.54 / 5


Caipirinha is Brazil's national cocktail, made with cachaça, sugar and lime. Many variations exist, but the classic is widely mixed,...

Lime (1), Sugar (4 teaspoons), Cachaça (60ml)

3 ingredients
4.49 / 5

Amaretto Cranberry

Found on Disaronno's website, this drink is tasty and fruity and goes down way too easily.

Cranberry Juice (150ml), Amaretto (45ml)

2 ingredients
3.91 / 5

Cherry Bakewell

Cherry Bakewell is a delicious cocktail that pays homage to the classic British dessert of the same name. This sweet...

Lime juice (Dash), Amaretto (60ml), Grenadine (Dash)

3 ingredients
3.87 / 5

Amaretto Rose

Amaretto Rose is a refreshing and delicately sweet cocktail that combines the richness of amaretto with the tartness of lime...

Lime juice (30ml), Soda water (180ml), Amaretto (30ml)

3 ingredients
3.77 / 5

Disaronno Caipi

The Disaronno Caipi is a twist on the classic Brazilian Caipirinha, featuring the rich, almond-like flavors of Disaronno, an Italian...

Lime (1), Sugar (Teaspoon), Amaretto (60ml)

3 ingredients
3.68 / 5

Almond Refresher

The Almond Refresher is a delicious and refreshing cocktail that combines the tartness of lemon juice with the rich and...

Lemon Juice (120ml), Amaretto (60ml)

2 ingredients
3.64 / 5


Brazilinuts is a unique and flavorful cocktail that pays homage to the vibrant and iconic country of Brazil. It starts...

Cola (Top up), Frangelico (15ml), Cachaça (45ml)

3 ingredients
3.59 / 5


We've collated some quick fire Q&A's on the question to help you find exactly what you're looking for.

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What is amaretto?

Amaretto is a sweet Italian liqueur made from almonds or apricot pits, renowned for its smooth, nutty flavor. It's often used in cocktails for a distinct almond taste.

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What is cachaça?

Cachaça is a Brazilian spirit made from fermented sugarcane juice. It’s known for its earthy, grassy flavors and is the main ingredient in the classic cocktail Caipirinha.

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What are the main flavors in a Disaronno Caipi?

The Disaronno Caipi combines the nutty sweetness of amaretto with the bold, earthy flavors of cachaça, balanced with the zesty tang of lime and a hint of sugar.

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Can I substitute lemon for lime in cocktails?

Yes, lemon can usually be substituted for lime in cocktails, although it will change the flavor profile slightly. Lime tends to be zestier and more tart.

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How do you serve a Disaronno Caipi?

A Disaronno Caipi is typically served in a whisky glass and stirred. It maintains the rustic charm of a traditional Caipirinha but with the addition of the sweet, almond-like complexity of amaretto.

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