The tart lime and kumquat make this cocktail from Debbi Peek of The Bristol in Chicago an ideal option for margarita or mojito-lovers who are looking to branch out. Be sure to shake vigorously to get the oils from the herbs and fruit into the drink.
The Bristol's Winter Caipirinha
About This Recipe
|Yield:||makes 1 cocktail|
|Active time:||7 minutes|
|Total time:||7 minutes|
|Special equipment:||mixing glass, muddler|
- 3 lime wedges
- 4 kumquats, cut in half
- 10 rosemary needles
- Scant 1 tablespoon sugar
- 2 ounces cachaça
- Garnish: rosemary sprig and additional sliced kumquats
In a mixing glass, muddle lime wedges, kumquats, rosemary needles, and sugar. Add cachaça and fill with ice. Shake well. Pour ingredients unstrained into a rocks glass. Garnish with rosemary sprig and additional sliced kumquats.