Caipirinha

Brazil’s national cocktail is  made with cachaça, sugar and lime -make one yourself or head to Rodizio Rico at The Cube and ask one of its great mixologists to fix one for you

 The Caipirinha originated around 1918 in the state of São Paulo, deriving from a popular recipe made with lemon, garlic and honey designed to cure Spanish Flu. Today, the drink is enjoyed in restaurants, bars and households throughout the country and is by far Rodizio Rico’s most popular cocktail.

 Ingredients:

  • 50ml cachaça
  • ½ lime
  • 2 teaspoons of crystal or refined sugar
  • One mint leaf

Method:

Cut the lime into 4 wedges Place the lime wedges and sugar into an old-fashioned glass and muddle Fill the glass with crushed ice Add the cachaça Garnish with mint leaf and slice of lime.

Served:

On the rocks; poured over crushed ice

Rodizio Rico, The Cube, Commercial Street, Birmingham, B1 1RS