What is the difference between a mojito and caipirinha?

What is the difference between a mojito and caipirinha? While a caipirinha is made with cachaça, limes, and sugar, a mojito is made with rum, mint, and sugar. They are both clear, a little sweet, and muddled, but the drinks taste wildly different.

How do you make caipirinha without cachaca?

Caipirinha, Brazil’s national drink is made with cachaca, a potent sugarcane liquor. You can substitute light rum if you can’t find cachaca.

How do you mix cachaca?

Place lime and sugar into old fashioned glass and muddle (mash the two ingredients together using a muddler or a wooden spoon). Fill the glass with crushed ice and add the Cachaça. A wide variety of fresh fruits can be used in place of lime. In the absence of cachaça, vodka can be used, making a caipiroska.

What pandemic did the caipirinha cure?

Although there are many theories around how the drink came to be — one of which suggests that a variation of the drink was used to help cure the Spanish Flu epidemic in the early 20th century — the original recipe likely contained garlic, honey, lime and other strong natural substances—a variation of which is still

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Why is it called a Harvey Wallbanger?

There’s a widely circulated story that this 1970s drink—made with vodka, orange juice, and Galliano— was made created by bartender Donato “Duke” Antone at his Los Angeles bar, the Blackwatch, for a surfer named Tom Harvey. Harvey supposedly got so drunk he started running into the walls, hence the drink’s name.

Can you drink Galliano straight?

Galliano Straight Recipe

The Galliano Straight drink is made from any flavor of Galliano (L’Autentico, Ristretto or Vanilla), and served in a rocks glass.

What flavor is Galliano?

Made from neutral alcohol steeped with a wide range of herbs and spices (juniper, anise, vanilla, and getting more obscure from there), Galliano has a distinctive vanilla sweetness that sets it apart from other herbal liqueurs, so when you’re mixing with it, no simple syrup or other sweeteners are required.

What goes in a Harvey Wallbanger drink?

1 1/2 oz (3 parts) Vodka

1/2 oz (1 part) Galliano

3 oz (6 parts) Fresh orange juice

Is a screwdriver a highball?

Harvey Wallbanger/Ingredients