Caipirinha

Description
Cachaça, Sugar, Lime
Ingredients
3ozCachaça
2tSugar
4wdgLime (1/2 lime)
Instructions
Squeeze lime wedges into low-ball glass and muddle with sugar until dissolved. Add cachaça. Stir.
Notes
Brazils most famous drink. Time-savier: use 1/2 oz lime juice and 1/2 oz simple syrup. For some, 2 oz of of cachaça is sufficient.
Cocktail summary
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Drink
ReferenceGary Regan, The Joy of Mixology
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Dan on 06/06/2010
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