Rating: 3.5 stars
2 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 1
  • 4 star values: 0
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 0

The Caipirinha is the national cocktail of Brazil. Made with a sugar cane rum known as cachaca, limes and sugar, it's a sweet, yet tart taste of South America

Recipe Summary test

prep:
5 mins
total:
5 mins
Servings:
1
Yield:
1 cocktail
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Ingredients

1
Original recipe yields 1 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Combine sugar and lime quarters in a pint glass. Crush and mix together using a cocktail muddler. Add cachaca and stir. Fill with ice and stir again.

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Nutrition Facts

165 calories; protein 0.5g; carbohydrates 11.2g; fat 0.1g; sodium 1.9mg. Full Nutrition
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Reviews (2)

Most helpful positive review

Rating: 5 stars
02/15/2013
Tastes nice and authentic. Very refreshing and simple. This is not a drink for everyone - particularly those who are used to drinking those over-sweet cocktails made with flavoured spirits that you find in most bars. Very nice recipe for a classic cocktail. I garnished mine with a curled lime peel and mint. Read More
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Most helpful critical review

Rating: 2 stars
08/27/2012
WAY TOO MUCH lime for the amount of drink. I used 1/2 a regular lime and even that was almost too much. I had to split the recipe and then add more sugar and Cachaça to make this palatable. Either use a small (key) lime or use at least 1 tbsp of sugar...otherwise it's just not the right mix. Read More
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2 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 1
  • 4 star values: 0
  • 3 star values: 0
  • 2 star values: 1
  • 1 star values: 0
Rating: 5 stars
02/15/2013
Tastes nice and authentic. Very refreshing and simple. This is not a drink for everyone - particularly those who are used to drinking those over-sweet cocktails made with flavoured spirits that you find in most bars. Very nice recipe for a classic cocktail. I garnished mine with a curled lime peel and mint. Read More
(5)
Rating: 2 stars
08/26/2012
WAY TOO MUCH lime for the amount of drink. I used 1/2 a regular lime and even that was almost too much. I had to split the recipe and then add more sugar and Cachaça to make this palatable. Either use a small (key) lime or use at least 1 tbsp of sugar...otherwise it's just not the right mix. Read More
(4)