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  • Spring

    Tool Box

    • Mixing glass
    • Tin
    • Strainer
    • Muddler
    • Knife
    • Rocks glass

    Cucumber Caipiroska

    A refreshing spa experience in a glass.

    • 4 lime wedges
    • 1 ounce Simple Syrup
    • 2 cucumber wheels (1/2-inch)
    • 1 1/2 ounces pear vodka

    To a rocks glass, add lime wedges, Simple Syrup, cucumbers and vodka. Muddle until ingredients are well combined. Add ice to tin. Pour ingredients from rocks glass to mixing glass. Reserve the rocks glass. Shake well. Dump all ingredients from the shaker back into the seasoned rocks glass, and serve.

    The Caipirinha and Caipiroska are the only classic cocktails muddled, shaken, and poured without straining into a serving glass. Made with a Brazilian rum called cachaca, which is made of 100 percent sugar cane, the Caipirinha was originally known as a "peasant drink" and is the national drink of Brazil. The Caipiroska is a vodka-based variation of the drink that is more popular among young Brazilian adults.

    Spring

    Tool Box

    • Mixing glass
    • Tin
    • Strainer
    • Muddler
    • Knife
    • Rocks glass

Copyright © 2008, 2014 by Bridget Albert, Mary Barranco All rights reserved. No part of this book may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying, recording, or by any information storage and retrieval system, without express written permission from the publisher. Cocktail photographs copyright © 2008 by Tim Turner. Author photographs by Larry Fox.

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