Although this is not a typical drink from Portugal but rather a well known drink from another Portuguese speaking nation Brazil. This drink is called a Caiparinha and makes for a perfect summer drink.
– 1 lime cut in 4
– 2 teaspoons of sugar
– crushed ice
– 5 oz of Cachaça (Sugar Cane Spirit – preferably Brazilian)
Cut 1 lime into 4 pieces and place in a tumbler with 2 teaspoons of sugar. Use a wooden pestle and mash the limes and sugar together until pasty. Add the crushed ice and pour 5 ounces of Cachaça and enjoy!