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Beleza Caipirinha Party Proportions

Making Caipirinhas at a party can be a great ice breaker. You’ll be amazed by how many people will start a conversation to try a cocktail made by that savvy individual who brought the bottle of Beleza Pura!

  • 1 Bottle of Beleza Pura
  • 8 medium limes, washed and sliced in cubes
  • 2 limes sliced for garnish
  • 1 ½ cups of sugar (super fine or granulated)
  • 5lb bag of ice
  • Muddling stick or pestle
  • Sturdy mixing cup and/or shaker

Place lime cubes, sugar, and ice in separate bowls with serving spoons.
Follow instructions for fast service preparation.

Serves 12-14

The Ritual

Hold an absinthe spoon with a sugar cube over a glass with 1 part Absinto Camargo. Pour 2 parts chilled water over the sugar cube to dissolve and ‘voila’ – the louching effect (the liquid becomes cloudy.)

Fire Walk with Me

  • Pour 1 part Absinto Camargo into a glass.
  • Fill a teaspoon with sugar and dip into absinthe.
  • Set the sugar on fire! Wait until the sugar bubbles and caramelizes.
  • When the flame has burned out, stir the sugar into the absinthe.
  • Add chilled water to taste.

Repeat several times over a long night with friends and great conversation.

Emerald Ginger Caipirinha

  • 2 oz Armazem Vieira Esmeralda Cachaça
  • ½ a lime, washed and cut in cubes
  • 2 tsp fresh ginger, grated
  • 2 tsp sugar

Gently muddle the limes, sugar, and ginger in a non-breakable glass to crush the fruit but not release too much of the oils from the skin. Add a rocks glass full of ice and Armazem Vieira, and shake. Pour contents into a rocks glass and garnish with a lime wheel.

Maça Doce (Sweet Apple Martini)

By David Autry - Brasserio Caviar and Banana, NY

  • 1 ½ oz GRM “small batch” Cachaça
  • 1 ½ oz Berentzen Apple Schnapps
  • Splash of lemon juice

Shake with ice and strain into a martini glass. Garnish with a slice of apple.

Beleza Mojo

  • 2 ½ oz Beleza Pura® Super Premium Cachaça
  • ½ lime (Tahiti type preferred), sliced into 4 pieces
  • 8 fresh mint leaves
  • 2 tsp sugar or 2 oz Simple syrup
  • a drop of bitters
  • Splash of soda

Wash the lime gently under water and dry. Place lime slices in a non-breakable glass, add sugar and mint and muddle gently, add ice and Beleza Pura® and shake, shake, shake… Serve in a tall glass. Finish with a splash of soda and bitters. Garnish with a lime, a mint sprig and fresh sugar cane stick.

Batida De Coco (Coconut)

By Armando, O Mestre Das Batidas, Sao Paulo

  • 2 oz Beleza Pura® Super Premium Cachaça
  • 3 oz coconut milk or Coco Lopez
  • 2 tsp sugar (omit if using Coco Lopez)
  • 2 oz sweetened condensed milk
  • 1 cup of ice

Place the ingredients into a blender or shaker and pronto! Garnish with coconut pieces. Serve in a martini glass if up (blended or strained) and rock glass if down.

Juicy Beleza Caipirinha

  • 2 oz Beleza Pura® Super Premium Cachaça
  • 3 oz of fresh juice*
  • 1-2 tbsp sugar or simple syrup

Combine ingredients in a shaker with a rocks glass full of ice. Strain and serve in a martini glass, or over ice in a large rocks glass.

*Orange, pineapple, passion fruit, etc.

Beleza Caipirinha Fruit Variations

You can keep with tradition, or substitute lime with any fruit that contains high levels of acid. The only limitation is your imagination and the produce available at your local market. Stick with ripe fruit, and you’re golden!

Try replacing lime in the traditional Beleza Caipirinha with about ½ cup of fresh:

  • tangerine
  • star fruit
  • passion fruit
  • peach
  • pear
  • pineapple
  • plum
  • orange
  • mango
  • grape
  • guava
  • figs

White Pepper Basil Caipirinha

By Michael Waterhouse of Devin Tavern (New York)

  • 2 oz Beleza Pura® Cachaça
  • 1 quarter fresh lime
  • 1 oz lime juice
  • 1 bar spoon sugar
  • 10 basil leaves
  • 1 bar spoon white pepper corns
  • Garnish: Sprig of Basil

Muddle 1 bar spoon of white pepper corns - add sugar, 1 lime quarter and basil leaves – muddle for 5 seconds. Add Beleza Pura® Cachaça and 1 oz lime juice. Shake the mixture and strain into a rocks glass over ice. Garnish with sprig of basil.

Beleza Caipirinha

Caipirinha“Beh-LAY-zuh kie-pee-REEN-yah”

Think of a Caipirinha as liquid journey; the freshly shaken cocktail begins strong and potent, then refined, harmonious flavors set in as the ice melts, and ends with a sweet finish at the bottom of the glass.

  • 2 oz Beleza Pura® Super Premium Cachaça
  • ½ large lime, sliced into 4 pieces (look for smooth skinned limes)
  • 2 tsp sugar or simple syrup
  • 1 cup ice

Gently muddle limes and sugar in a non-breakable glass. Add ice and Beleza Pura® and shake, shake, shake. Serve in a large rocks glass.

Make two, and head for the closest beach or sunset with someone special.

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