Into a chilled 16 ounce, pint glass:
- Add one whole lime, quartered, and muddled with a teaspoon of simple syrup, (or a teaspoon of light brown sugar,)
- Add a generous 5 count of Cachaça, (a Brazilian sugarcane-based spirit,)
- Fill with crushed ice,
- Top with a spritz of soda,
- Garnish with a wedge of lime.
-Recipe by Joe the Bartender, Passage to India Restaurant, Salem, MA
As a mere lad, working the pubs of London, living on warm beer and cheese & onion crisps, Joe met a young barkeeper from Sao Paulo who introduced him to this drink, thusly changing his life forever, for the better.
With this posting, we hope to pass this life-changing moment on...