Cachaça is most often associated with citrusy caipirinhas. Here, Alex Renshaw incorporates the sugarcane spirit in a rich, sweet and tropical after-dinner drink.
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Recipe from Food & Wine Cocktails 2015
1 ounce cachaça, such as Leblon
1 ounce Cardamaro (wine-based amaro)
1/2 ounce banana liqueur, such as Briottet
1/2 ounce Moscatel sherry, such as Lustau
2 dashes of Angostura bitters
1 lemon twist
How to Make It
In a mixing glass, combine the cachaça, Cardamaro, banana liqueur, sherry and bitters. Fill the glass with ice, stir well and strain into a chilled coupe. Pinch the lemon twist over the drink and discard.
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