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Caipirinha

Ingredients:
    1 whole lime
    2 tablespoons white sugar
    2 oz. Cachaça

Preparation
    Cut lime in half and remove core (this is the bitter part of the lime; it is not sour)
    Slice lime thinly against the direction of the core
    Place sliced lime in a rocks glass and add two tablespoons of sugar
    Muddle lime and sugar together to extract the natural juice of the lime.
    Fill glass to the brim with ice, and add 2 oz. of cachaça
    Cap glass with bar shaker and shake thoroughly to ensure the sugar dissolves evenly
    Pour back into rocks glass and serve at once
 
Note: Garnish the Caipirinha with a lime wheel or stick of sugar cane, as desired

Caramelized Pineapple Old Fashioned

Ingredients:
    3 pieces of fresh pineapple, cubed
    Sugar in the Raw
    1/2 oz Cane sugar
    Orange slice
    Maraschino cherries
    Bulleit Rye Whiskey

Preparation:
    Place pineapple cubes on a cutting board or cookie sheet and sprinkle with sugar in the raw
    Brown with a Brûlée torch or under the broiler in the oven until golden brown
    Add 3 of the cubes (1/2" thick) to cocktail shaker
    Add 1/2 oz cane sugar, orange slice and cherry to cocktail shaker with the pineapple
    Muddle the ingredients well
    Add whiskey to shaker and fill with ice
    Shake drink well in order to dissolve the sugar
    Pour into rocks glass and serve
 
Note: Garnish with cherry and pineapple

 

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