Signature
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Cachaça • Sweet
Battle of Batida

This frothy, tropical drink from Departure Elevated in Denver is a take on a Batida, a traditional shaken or blended Brazilian drink that often includes tropical flavors like coconut and passionfruit, as well as Brazil’s national rum-like spirit cachaça. This variation puts a tiki twist on those tried-and-true ingredients, swapping out the traditional white cachaça for a banana-and-vanilla-tinged aged cachaça, and topping it all off with a garnish all tiki lovers will recognize: freshly grated nutmeg.

The Essentials

cachaça
coconut milk
lime juice
Shaker
The Details
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Ingredients

1.5 oz cachaça
1.5 oz coconut milk
.75 oz Fresh lime juice
.75 oz Small Hand Foods Passion Fruit Syrup
Grated nutmeg

Method

  • Add all ingredients to a shaker and fill with ice.
  • Shake, and strain into a double old-fashioned glass filled with crushed ice.
  • Add a mound of crushed ice to finish.
  • Garnish with grated nutmeg and a mint sprig.
easy
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