What alcohol is in a Caipirinha
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What alcohol is in a Caipirinha

A caipirinha is a Brazilian cocktail made with cachaça, sugar, and lime. Cachaça is a distilled spirit made from fermented sugarcane juice.

Recipe for making a Brazilian Caipirinha cocktail

The Brazilian caipirinha is a popular cocktail that is made with cachaça, a type of rum-like liquor produced in Brazil. It is a refreshing, strong, and slightly sweet drink that can be enjoyed in any season. Unlike the traditional caipirinha, which is made with lime and sugar, the Brazilian caipirinha is made with a variety of fruits such as lime, passion fruit, pineapple, or strawberry. It is also common to add some sugar or a sweet liqueur to the Brazilian version. The resulting cocktail is a unique and delicious beverage that is sure to be a hit with your friends and family.


  • 60ml of cachaça
  • 2 tablespoons of sugar
  • 2 wedges of lime
  • Ice cubes


  1. Place the lime wedges in a glass and muddle them with a muddler or the end of a wooden spoon.
  2. Add the cachaça and sugar to the glass, and stir together until the sugar is dissolved.
  3. Fill the glass with ice cubes and stir the mixture until it is chilled.
  4. Garnish with a lime wedge and serve. Enjoy!

Follow this easy recipe to make a traditional Caipirinha cocktail at home.

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