I know Moscow Mules are all the rage and that at the very least, since this week is Cinco de Mayo, I should have margaritas on the mind, but it’s the Caipirinha that’s become my cocktail of choice this spring.
What is a caipirinha? It’s Brazil’s most well-known alcoholic beverage and a refreshing cocktail perfect for warmer days. Thinly cut lime slices are muddled together with granulated sugar to release the lime’s oils and its fresh citrus taste. You then add crushed ice and the Brazilian liquor cachaça to the mix and shake to combine. Pour it into a glass and you have a caipirinha. Continue Reading