Bar Therapy: Blackberry Thyme Caipirina

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Jan. 03, 2013

This is a refreshing drink inspired from a famous one of Brazilian tradition "the Caipirinia". The color is purple, with dark veins the perfume is strongly dominated by the Caribbean essence of lime and balanced from the delicate thyme fragrance. The drink is thick and pulpy , very tasty and well-balanced.

Ingredients

Cachaca 1 1/2 Ounce
Simple syrup 3/4 Ounce
Lime wedges 3 (half lime)
Thyme sprigs 3
Blackberries 3
Ice 1 Cup (16 tbs) (as needed)
For garnish
Lime 1/2

Directions

GETTING READY

1. Cut lime as shown in the video for garnish.

MAKING

2. In a mixing glass, drop lime wedges, blackberries, thyme, and simple syrup. Muddle well.

3. Pour Cachaca in the glass.

4. Fill shaker with ice. Cover the mixing glass and shake vigorously to crush ice.

5. In a nice rock glass, pour your drink.

SERVING

6. Garnish glass with lime fan and serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Very Easy
Servings: 1

Nutrition Facts

Serving size Complete recipe

Calories 197Calories from Fat 2

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat %

Saturated Fat %

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 26 mg1.08%

Total Carbohydrates 26 g8.7%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8%

Sugars 20 g

Protein %

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet