The Caipirinha, Brazil's national cocktail, has inspired countless variations that include fruits, liqueurs and different base spirits but the most popular of these variations is the Caipiroska.
Vodka is used in place of the traditional cachaca, which results in a lighter and brighter tasting cocktail. A good quality wheat-based vodka such as Grey Goose works best.The Caipiroska it has gained popularity in Brazil and neighboring South American countries, as well as being a staple served in bars around the world.
- 60 ml vodka, Grey Goose
- 1 lime, cut into eigths
- 2 barspoon sugar
- Cut the lime into eighths and add to your double old fashioned glass
- Add two heaped teaspoons of sugar
- Muddle the ingredients
- Add the vodka
- 3/4 fill the glass with ice
- Stir to combine the ingredients and add dilution
- Top with ice
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