Serve in aHighball (max 10oz/300ml)
Photographed in aModern America Collins
How to make:
MUDDLE lime and sugar in base of shaker. Add other ingredients, SHAKE with ice and fine strain into glass filled with cracked (with an ice tapper – not crushed.
|1⁄2 fresh||Lime (fresh)|
|3 barspoon||Powdered sugar (ground in mortar and pestle)|
|3/4 fl oz||Cachaça|
|3/4 fl oz||Patrón Silver blanco tequila|
|3/4 fl oz||Triple sec liqueur (40% alc./vol.)|
|4 drop||Difford's Margarita Bitters|
Read about cocktail measures and measuring.
Brazil's national cocktail (the Caipirinha) meets Mexico's Margarita. The muddling of lime to release oils from the skin is key to the success of this cocktail.
Created in March 2023 by yours truly after trying Hugo Carvalho's excellent Brazilian Margarita.
- 1.6 standard drinks
- 32.25% alc./vol. (64.5° proof)
- 21.8 grams of pure alcohol
Difford's Guide remains free-to-use thanks to the support of the brands in green above. Values stated for alcohol and calorie content, and number of drinks an ingredient makes should be considered approximate.
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