Australian Caipirinha

A spiced take on Brazil’s famous national cocktail. Vanilla, Limes and Spices - what's not to love?

Australian Caipirinha


  • 45ml

    Captain Morgan's Original Spiced Rum

  • 1

    Bar Spoon of Sugar

  • 4

    Lime Wedges

  • 1

    Lime Wedge (Garnish)

0 units of alcohol per serve


  • 1

    Rocks glass

  • 1

    Ice Scoop

  • 1


  • 1

    Bar Spoon

  • 1


  • 1




  • Preparation
    1. Muddle Lime Wedges and Sugar in the glass.
    2. Add Captain Morgan's Original Spiced Rum.
    3. Churn with a Bar Spoon.
    4. Top up the glass with Crushed Ice.
    5. Garnish with a Lime Wedge.
  • Alcohol content

    Alcohol content

    12.6 g per serve

Interesting facts

Caipirinha is the national drink of Brazil and is often served at Brazilian parties and celebrations. It is also a popular tourist drink, as it is easy to make and very refreshing.

History of the drink

The São Paulo state countryside is where the name Caipirinha, which means "country little girl," originated. There are several origin myths. One of which claims that due to the Spanish flu outbreak in the nation at the beginning of the Nineteenth Century, it was typical to ingest a mixture of cachaça, lime, honey and garlic.
This therapeutic beverage eventually made its way to the port of Santos where it earned the name "Caipirinha" because the major component, cachaça, which typically came from Piracicaba in the São Paulo hinterland.