How To Make (and Pronounce!) Great Caipirinhas
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The folks who come in to the bar lately have been all abuzz over the warm weather. Everyone is clamoring for lighter, brighter cocktails. I know I have been in that mood, too. This week, the cocktail trail takes us to tropical Brazil.
The caipirinha is a bit like another popular Brazilian tradition, soccer: It's wildly popular around the world, but only barely gaining traction in the United States. I'm glad to see it getting more popular here, because it's a really swell drink. Even better, it's easy to make, with just three ingredients.