Brazilian Sunset

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Recipe by NorthwestGal

I purchased a bottle of Brazilian cachaca during the holidays, but I only had one cocktail recipe that included cachaca. So I started looking for other cachaca-based cocktail recipes. That's how I stumbled upon this Brazilian drink in "The Bartender's Guide", and I really liked it. It's fruity, sweet and quite refreshing.

Top Review by Muffin Goddess

I liked how fruity this was, but I'm embarassed to say that this hit me really hard. I haven't had cachaca in years, and I had forgotten how strong it is (for someone who really doesn't drink, anyway lol). Glad I splurged on the more expensive cachaca, because it was really smooth. I would definitely make this again (especially now that I'm the proud owner of a big ol' bottle of cachaca), but I think I would need to cut it with a bit more fruit juice to make this a bit less dangerous for the alco-weenie that I am, lol. Thanks for posting! Made for the Emerald City Shakers for ZWT7

Ingredients Nutrition

  • ice cube
  • 1 12 ounces cachaca
  • 3 12 ounces orange juice
  • 2 teaspoons lemon juice
  • 34 ounce grenadine
  • 1 slice orange (for garnish) (optional)

Directions

  1. Place ice cubes in a tall Highball or Collins glass. Add cachaca and both juices, and mix gently. Slowly add the grenadine.
  2. Place orange slice on rim of glass, and serve with a cocktail straw.

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