Brazilian Daiquiri


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By Steven Raichlen

Published 1998

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Every rum-drinking nation has a version of the daiquiri, and Brazil’s is the caipirinha (pronounced kaipir-EEN-ya). Made with only three ingredients—fresh limes, sugar, and cane spirits—the caipirinha seems simple enough and it goes down with astonishing ease. But woe betide the person who drinks several in rapid succession, for the caipirinha is made with one of the strongest spirits in the western hemisphere: cachaça.

Cachaça (pronounced ka-SHAH-sa) is a spirit made