How to Make a Caipirinha Cocktail

Caipirinha Cocktail, national drink of Brazil, is one of those wonderful drinks that are famous all over the world for their unique taste and refreshing look. This simple drink has great resemblance with Mint Julep and Mojito. A few years after its invention, Caipirinha Cocktail popped up on the menus across the globes and was declared as one of the official cocktails of International Bartenders Association (IBA). Caipirinha Cocktail contains three very easily available ingredients like cachaca (popular purified alcoholic beverage), lime wedge, and fine sugar. Make sure to use best quality cachaca as Caipirinha Cocktail is not heavily flavored and the use of low quality brand can ruin its taste. Place some fresh leaves of mint at the bottom of the cocktail glass to garnish Caipirinha Cocktail. You can also use fresh lemon or lime wedges for this purpose.

Go through this simple article in order to get an idea of how to make Caipirinha Cocktail, and try it on your upcoming party or get-together.

Preparation Time: 5 minutes
Serving Size: 01
Utensils: Cocktail Glass, Knife, Stirrer, Straw

– (2 to 3 ounces) Cachaça
– (2 to 3 tablespoons) sugar or (20 ml) sugar syrup
– 3 fresh Limes
– Ice cubes
– lime wedge for garnishing- optional


  • 1

    Grab three fresh limes and wash them properly. Now, roll the limes gently on the cutting board or on the counter of your kitchen in order to loosen their juices.

  • 2

    Take a sharp knife and cut the three limes onto thin slices.

  • 3

    Remove the seeds of the lime wedges and place them in the cocktail glass.

  • 4

    Top the lemon wedges with some ice cubes and add in 2 to 3 ounces of Cachaça and 2 to 3 tablespoons of sugar.

  • 5

    Stir gently for a few seconds until the sugar that you have added is mixed completely.

  • 6

    Take a fresh lime wheel, cut it from the tip, and set it on the side of the glass.

  • 7

    Place a straw into the Caipirinha Cocktail and serve immediately.

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