3-4 bar spoons brown sugar
Cut the lime into eight quarters. Place the quarters in the bottom of a rocks glass add the sugar and muddle. Fill the glass with crushed ice and add the cachaca. Stir vigorously and add sugar syrup to taste. Serve with two straws.
Cachaca, a spirit indigenous to Brazil, is distilled directly from the juice of sugar cane.It is typically between 38% and 54% alcohol by volume.The major difference between cachaca and rum is that rum is usually made from molasses. The Caipirinha has made cachaca popular in many countries.