Cocktails are somethings that is drunk by most of the people. There are very few who doesn’t like the taste of it or doesn’t like the mixed flavors. They are basically the alcoholic drink that has spirit or spirits in it as ingredients along with the other fruits or the cream. At different places, cocktails are known by different names like admixture, amalgam, alloy, blend and many more. When you have this drink in moderate amounts, they fight the effects of blood pressure and increases the good cholesterol in the body.
What is Mojito?
A mojito is a cocktail that includes five basic ingredients. These ingredients are sugar, white rum, mint, soda and lime juice. It is a drink that has sweet taste along with the citrus and herbaceous minty flavors that come from mint and rum.
The drink is made by initially adding sugar to the lime water and mint leaves. Then the mixture is mashed using a muddler. After this, the mint leaves are bruise to get the essential oils. Then the rum is added into the mixtures and is stirred. After this, the drink is topped with ice and soda after which it is garnished with mint leaves in the glass.
What is Brazilian Caipirinha?
The Caipirinha is a national Brazilian drink that is made with sugar and lime. Cachaca which is also known as caninha which is most commonly made of distilled alcohol. The rum and cachaca basically is made of sugarcane-derived which is then fermented.
The cachaca – an alcohol product that is formed after fermentation of the fresh sugarcane juice. This is later distilled and the rum is created from the refinery by-product in the form of molasses. Later, the drink is prepared by mixing the sugar and fruit along with the liquor.
Although both the products – Mojito and Caipirinha are prepared from almost the same ingredients, their flavors differ. There are different versions of both the drinks, but the basic flavors remain the same. Mojito is one of the most famously had drinks around the world whereas a very few know about the Caipirinha. But when we compare the flavorful taste, caipirinha tastes much better than that of mojito. The people who have earlier tasted the caipirinha, they will rarely go for mojito the next time.
This drink is one of the typical Brazilian dishes that you will find specifically in Brazil. The drink is topped with ice along with adding different flavors that you really like to have – be it strawberry, berry or any other flavor.
The cachaca has no mint or club soda but it has a typical taste that definitely changes the combination of ingredients and the flavor of the drink. While you are next time at the Carvalhos, ask for the tasty caipirinha drink while you listen to the serene Brazilian music that is played using Brazilian musical instruments.
At carvalhos, we offer this drink especially during the Christmas festive celebrations where the entire Brazilian menu is cooked and different offers run together. You will really enjoy the special Brazilian items that we offer during this Holiday period.