Today we offer you a great summer cocktail made with rums second cousin Cachaca. This cane spirit is the base of Brazil’s national cocktail the Caipirinha. The rendition of the drink we offer you today swaps honey for sugar and finishes with a splash of ginger ale to add a refreshing spritz. Tired of the same old summer rum cocktails? Give the easy to make and fun to drink Honey-Ginger Caipirinha a try.
In a cocktail shaker glass add:
- 4 Small Wedges of Lime
- ½-1 Ounce of Honey Syrup* (to taste)
- 2 Ounces Cachaca
Muddle all together well. Add Ice and vigorously shake ingredients. Pour ice, limes and all into a large tumbler. Top with 1 ounce of ginger-ale. Garnish with a lime wedge.
In a small saucepan on low heat add:
- 3 Ounces of Water
- 6 Ounces of Honey
Heat slowly stirring constantly until honey and water are combined. Remove from heat and cool. (Keeps in the refrigerator for 5-7 days).