Servir emCopo Collins
Lemon, orange & strawberry slices, mint sprig & borage
POUR all ingredients into glass. Half fill glass with ice. Add a citrus slice and a couple of mint leaves from garnish before filling to brim with ice. Finish with rest of garnish.
|5/6 fl oz||Novo Fogo Silver cachaça|
|5/6 fl oz||Orange Curaçao liqueur|
|5/6 fl oz||Martini Rosso sweet vermouth|
|2 dash||Angostura Aromatic Bitters|
|1 2/3 fl oz||Ginger ale|
|1 2/3 fl oz||Coca-Cola|
A fruit cup is just not as fruity when made with any other spirit – yes cachaça is distilled from fermented sugar cane juice rather than fruit, but in this cocktail it seems to amplify fruity and sweet notes. While it may not go down well at Wimbledon, we're sure it would be a hit in Rio.
Created in June 2017 by yours truly at the Cabinet Room, London, England. For more recipes and history see Fruit Cups and Pimm's.