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Cachaça • Savory
Shishito Pepper Caipirinha

Don’t fear the shishitos in this take on a tangy Caipirinha—the peppers are (for the most part) very mild. Created by Richard Woods of New York’s Sushisamba, the bright and vegetal cocktail is equally impressive and easy to make.

The Essentials

Cachaça
shishito peppers
Limes
Muddler
The Details
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Ingredients

1.5 oz Cachaça
shishito peppers
3 Limes
.5 oz sugar
Grilled or fresh lemon wheel, for garnish (optional)

Method

  • In a shaker, muddle the limes and sugar. Then, add the shishito peppers—8 to 10, depending on their size—and muddle again. Add the cachaça and a small amount of crushed ice.
  • Stir to mix thoroughly, and pour into rocks glass. Top with fresh crushed ice and garnish with a lemon wheel.
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