Pinga com Mel

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Serve in a

Shot glass

Photographed in an

UB 1910 Shot 2oz

Garnish:

None

How to make:

SHAKE all ingredients with ice and fine strain into chilled glass.

5/6 fl oz Cachaça
5/12 fl oz Lime juice (freshly squeezed)
1/4 fl oz Honey syrup (3 honey to 1 water)
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Review:

Cachaça-laced, bite-sized, and delicious with rich smoothing honey balancing sharp zesty lime.

Variant:

Lemon Beat

History:

Pinga com Mel is a popular drink in Brasil in work-a-day bars, especially on cold days. It's also drunk to help alleviate flu and some even add garlic. The Pinga com Mel is considered one of the possible origins of the Caipirinha and so popular is the drink that in Brasil there are also some bottled versions and Busca Vida (17% alc./vol.) is popular in nightclubs.

Nutrition:

One serving of Pinga com Mel contains 76 calories.

Alcohol content:

  • 0.6 standard drinks
  • 17.92% alc./vol. (35.84° proof)
  • 8.1 grams of pure alcohol
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