Caipiroska

Caipiroska. It is a combination prepared with vodka, lime juice and sugar.

Summary

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  • 1 Etymology of his name
  • 2 History
  • 3 Ingredients
  • 4 Preparation
  • 5 Variations
  • 6 Sources

Etymology of his name

Its name derives from that of the traditional caipirinha , from which it only differs by replacing cachaça with vodka. It is served with crushed ice, and drunk with a straw.

History

Caipiroska, also known as “caipirivodka”, originating in Russia , belongs to the family of cocktails called “caipiras”, born exclusively as a variation of esta, which has been and is, one of the great classic cocktails. In the mid-1980s and thanks to the promotion of various vodka makers, they managed to create Caipiroska, and even take it to Brazil, making it the benchmark cup for “Brazilian” nights among the upper class of Sao Paulo or Rio,

Ingredients

  • 1 lemon (or failing lime) cut into pieces.
  • Vodka
  • Sugar (brown or white, depending on taste)
  • Crushed ice

Preparation

  • Cut the lemon or lime into pieces; crush them a little inside the glass to extract the juice.
  • Add two tablespoons of sugar, and crushed ice.
  • Add the Vodka.
  • Stir a little, place a straw, and leave the lime pieces inside.

Variations

  • Strawberry Caipiroska:After adding the vodka , strawberry juice is added and mixed. Its decoration is based on a strawberry .
  • Watermelon caipiroska:its preparation is similar to that of strawberry Caipiroska, which varies in the decoration that is added to the watermelon triangle .

 

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