Caipiroska Cocktail Recipe: A Refreshing Vodka Twist

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Caipiroska Cocktail Recipe: A Refreshing Vodka Twist
Calories: 124kcal
Prep Time: 3 minutes
Total Time: 3 minutes
Caipiroska: A Refreshing Vodka-Based Cocktail with a Citrus Twist
The Caipiroska is a refreshing cocktail that's perfect for vodka enthusiasts looking to enjoy something both simple and invigorating. This drink is a variant of the Brazilian Caipirinha, substituting vodka for the traditional cachaça, which makes it a popular choice worldwide, especially for those who appreciate a citrusy, less sweet cocktail.

Ingredients

Instructions

Prepare the Lime and Sugar:

  • In an 8 oz. glass, place the lime wedges and sprinkle them with sugar.
  • Use a spoon or a muddler to crush the lime wedges with the sugar. This process releases the lime juice and allows it to mix with the sugar, creating a flavorful base.

Add Ice:

  • Fill the glass with crushed ice. The ice not only chills the drink but also helps to further macerate the lime and sugar, enhancing the flavors.

Add Vodka:

  • Pour vodka over the crushed ice until the glass is filled. The amount of vodka can vary depending on personal preference, but typically it would be about 2 to 3 oz.

Mix and Serve:

  • Stir the mixture thoroughly to ensure that the lime, sugar, and vodka are well combined.
  • Serve immediately to enjoy the drink at its coldest and most flavorful.

Notes

The Caipiroska is an excellent choice for those hot summer days or as a festive addition to any cocktail party. Its simplicity is part of its charm, requiring just a few ingredients and minimal preparation time. The fresh limes provide a tangy zest that complements the smoothness of the vodka, while the sugar adds just enough sweetness to balance the acidity. Whether you’re a cocktail aficionado or a casual drinker, the Caipiroska is sure to impress with its refreshing taste and straightforward preparation.

Estimated Nutrition:

Calories: 124kcal (6%)Carbohydrates: 19g (6%)Protein: 1g (2%)Fat: 0.3gSaturated Fat: 0.03gPolyunsaturated Fat: 0.1gMonounsaturated Fat: 0.03gSodium: 3mgPotassium: 147mg (4%)Fiber: 4g (17%)Sugar: 6g (7%)Vitamin A: 72IU (1%)Vitamin C: 42mg (51%)Calcium: 48mg (5%)Iron: 1mg (6%)
CourseBeverage, Cocktail, Drinks
CuisineBeverage, Cocktail, Drinks
KeywordBeverage, Cocktail, Drink

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