There Caipiroska it is a so-called “pounded” cocktail: it is based on the pounding of lime And sugar to which they are added ice And vodka. The drink is a reinterpretation of the famous Caipirinha. Here’s how to prepare the Caipiroska, with the tips of a professional bartender.
- 6 cl of vodka
- 1/2 lime cut into small pieces
- 2 small pieces of white cane sugar
- lime wedge
We have been to Nonsolococktails, a company that deals with consulting, training and events in the world of cocktails. With Mattia Pastori, Mixology Expert, we have prepared the Caipirinha recipe.
We tell you what you need to know about this cocktail to serve as aperitif or after dinner In the low tumbler decorated with a slice of lime.
Follow the step by step recipe for making Caipiroska at home: it only takes you 10 minutes. Quick and easy to prepare, this drink consists of lime, brown sugar, ice and vodka.
The drink is a reinterpretation of the famous Caipirinha, a Brazilian cocktail based on cachaça, sugar cane distillate. The alcoholic base is the ingredient that differentiates the two recipes: vodka for Capiroska and cachaça for Caipirinha.
The same useful tips for making Caipirinha:
– prefer white cane sugar because it melts better by mixing with the other ingredients.
– Depending on your taste, you can add two or three teaspoons of sugar.
– Cut the lime into small pieces, not wedges, so as to get more juice when you go to lend it.
– Chop the ice coarsely for an optimal consistency.
Very popular are the customized versions of Caipiroska with fruit (such as Caipiroska with strawberry or peach) which goes well with the neutral flavor of vodka.
To dose the quantities exactly you can use the jigger, hourglass-shaped dispenser used by barmen. To mix everything, equip yourself with bar spoon, long-handled spoon.
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How to prepare: Caipiroska
- Preparation time
- 10 min
How to prepare: Caipiroska
To prepare the Caipiroska, place some of the ingredients of the cocktail on the work surface: brown sugar and lime, which you will crush together with a special pestle. First take a low tumbler and with the help of pliers put the lime cut into small pieces in it.
Then add the brown sugar. With the help of a pestle, crush the sugar and the pulp of the lime, in order to squeeze a part of the juice and spread its aromas. Rotate the pestle a little while pressing it on the two ingredients, so as to mix them.
At this point, coarsely split some ice cubes and place them in the glass together with the sugar and lime. You should fill the glass with ice.
Complete the drink by pouring the vodka over the other ingredients. Gently mix with a long-stemmed teaspoon in a bottom-up motion.
Garnish the cocktail with a lime wedge. Serve immediately. Your Caipiroska is ready.