SushiSamba's Kristen Knight Teaches Us How to Make a Caipirinha (Video)
While there we noticed the unique selection of liquors offered -- including Japanese distilled vodkas infused with carrot, sweet potato, and brown sugar. "People come in here and ask for a Heineken or a Corona and I tell them I'm sorry," Knight said, explaining that the bar is atypical, offering a variety of exotic beers from Peru, Brazil, and Japan in addition to the distinctive spirits. "We definitely turn people on to new things."
Cachaça (1½ ounces)
Freshly muddled lime (5 pieces)
Sugar (2 tablespoons)
Well, they turned us on to the caipirnha, which we will refer to as the Brazilian mojito until we finally remember how to pronounce it. The difference is that the caipirnha actually tastes good. Cheers!
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