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