Caipirinha Cocktail

Quick Facts

Cocktail History

Sip on something sweet and exotic with caipirinha – Brazil’s staple cocktail. This tropical concoction has earned the distinction of being Brazil’s national drink, and with only a few ingredients, you can make it right in your own home! All you need to mix up this unique refreshment are cachaça, fresh lime juice, sugar, and crushed ice. No doubt, it’s tart and tangy flavor coupled with its smooth texture is sure to tantalize your taste buds! Get creative with this delectable drink by changing up the types of limes that you use or mixing in some other fruits for an added element of sweetness. Once you study up on caipirinha’s origins and try making it yourself, there’s no doubt you’ll fall in love with this delightful Brazilian Cocktail.


  • 2 oz Cachaça
  • 1/2 lime
  • 2 teaspoons superfine sugar, to taste
  • Garnish: Lime Wedge

Cocktail Preparation

The recipe for caipirinha begins by cutting one intense lime into 8 wedges before muddling in two teaspoons of sugar. Pour two ounces of cachaça or white rum then fill up the glass with ice cubes before stirring everything together until the sugar is dissolved. Finally, garnish with an extra wedge of lime and feel transported to beautiful South America with every sip!

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