Berry Cab Caipirinha

caipirinha

For this punch-like take on the caipirinha, Cantina uses a Cabernet blended with a good amount of spicy Syrah. It offers a nice blend of a sangria type drink with a shot of sugar.  This recipe came from Cocktails 2008 via foodandwine.com.

Ingredients

  • SERVINGS: Makes 6 drinks
  1. 24 blackberries
  2. 4 ounces Simple Syrup
  3. 12 ounces cachaça (potent Brazilian sugarcane spirit)
  4. 4 ounces Cabernet Sauvignon
  5. 8 ounces fresh orange juice
  6. 2 ounces fresh lime juice
  7. Ice
  8. 6 orange wheels
  9. 6 lime wheels
  1. In a pitcher, muddle 12 of the blackberries with the Simple Syrup. Add the cachaça, Cabernet and the orange and lime juices and refrigerate until chilled, at least 1 hour. Stir well and strain the drink into ice-filled white wine glasses. Garnish with the remaining 12 blackberries and the lime and orange wheels.
Captain Tim
Captain Tim

Captain Tim is the founder of Caribbean Trading Company in Puerto Rico. Many years ago Captain Tim was a normal everyday guy who decided to do what so many people only dream about. He moved to the Caribbean. Traveling throughout the islands, he has the joy of sharing this lifestyle and its flavors with the world.

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