Mexican Caipirinha

The Caipirinha with a Mexican flair. Lime and sugar muddled together then topped with ice, Don Julio Reposado Tequila and fresh lime juice. Salud!

Mexican Caipirinha


  • 50ml

    Don Julio Reposado Tequila

  • 0.5ml

    Lime Cut into Chunks

  • 15ml

    Sugar Syrup (2:1 ratio)

  • 2

    Lime Wedges (Garnish)

0 units of alcohol per serve


  • 1

    Rocks Glass

  • 1

    Ice Scoop

  • 1


  • 1


  • 1

    Bar Spoon

  • 1




  • Preparation
    1. Muddle Lime Wedges with the Sugar Syrup in a Rocks Glass.
    2. Add the rest of the ingredients, and quarter fill with crushed Ice.
    3. Stir to combine, then cap with crushed Ice.
    4. Garnish with Lime Wedges.
  • Alcohol content

    Alcohol content:

    16g 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.