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California Caipirinha
© Wendell T. Webber

California Caipirinha

  • SERVINGS: Makes 8 drinks

Duggan McDonnell riffs on the caipirinha by embellishing the classic combination of Cachaça, sugar and lime with Essensia Orange Muscat from Quady Winery in Madera, California.

cocktails Glassware Guide

  1. 6 limes, cut into eighths
  2. 2 tablespoons turbinado sugar
  3. 16 ounces Cachaça
  4. 4 ounces Orange Muscat
  5. 4 ounces Simple Syrup
  6. Ice
  1. In a pitcher, muddle the lime wedges with the sugar. Add the Cachaça, Orange Muscat and Simple Syrup and stir well. Add ice, stir again and strain the caipirinha into ice-filled rocks glasses.


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