How to make a Caipirinha | TWO DIFFERENT WAYS !

The Caipirinha is the iconic Cachaça cocktail, And the most famous cocktail to ever come out of Brazil. It is a simple Cocktail made with Cachaça, Lime, and Sugar.

In this video, I show you how to make a Caipirinha Cocktail Two different ways!

Cachaça and Rum are often confused for one another as they both come from Sugarcane. While Cachaça is similar to rum, it has a flavor all its own. Most rums are distilled from molasses, which is a byproduct of sugarcane processing, while cachaça is distilled from the fresh fermented juice of sugar cane. This difference creates a unique spirit that is characterized by its funky, grassy flavors, which set the Caipirinha apart from other sweet-and-sour cocktails like the Daiquiri.

In the video above, I talk a little bit about what the caipirinha is, its history, and I break down two different Methods on how to make Caipirinha. Brazil’s Most famous drink and the most well-known cachaça cocktail in the world, it is delicious and you should definitely learn how to make one!

Best part is I show you two distinct and different ways to make this world famous classic Cocktail. One is the Classic Caipirinha Cocktail Recipe, and the other is the way I make Caipirinhas at my Bar & Restaurant.

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Caipirinha Recipe:

Traditional Method
Half a Lime Quartered.
1 Sugar cube or 1 Tsp of Sugar
3 oz of Cachaça

Modern method
0.75 oz of Lime Juice
0.75 oz Simple Syrup
1.5 oz Cachaça

But this isn’t the only cachaça cocktail out there! It just happens to be the most famous. I have a whole other series of cocktails using this wonderful spirits which you can read about and watch right here: Cachaça Cocktails