Recipe: Caipirinhas -An exotic summer cocktail from Brazil

Caipirinha - An exotic replacement for the Mojito

Caipirinha - An exotic replacement for the Mojito

Phoenix outdoor events can be hot and in desperate need of cooler vibes and atmosphere. Surprise your guests with a refreshing cocktail sure to get any party started this summer. Straight from the vibrant culture and party atmosphere of Brazil, the Caipirinha features the key ingredient cachaça, (pronounced KA-SHA-SA) which is similar to rum, but with an exotic refreshing twist!

INGREDIENTS:

1 lime quartered
1 tablespoon of sugar
1 shot of cachaça  (widely available in most liquor outlets)
1/2 Cup of ice cubes with water

PREPARE:

Place the lime and sugar in the bottom of a glass. Using the handle of a wooden spoon, crush and mash the limes. Pour the liqueur and ice. Stir well.

Artisan by Santa Barbara Catering features a tasty array of classic and trendy cocktails for any event! Call us at 480-921-3150 or visit us online.

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