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Author Notes: My best friend Iara, from Porto Alegre introduced me to this drink while we were in graduate school. This is the very simple way she made it. —Sagegreen
- 2 ounces fresh squeezed lime juice (can have some lemon and orange juice mixed in)
- 2 ounces cachaca (or white rum)
- 1 teaspoon organic cane sugar, to taste
- 1/2 cup crushed ice
- lime slice as garnish
- two lemon verbena or basil leaves
- Add the first four ingredients to a shaker. Muddle in an optional herbal leaf. Shake well. Pour into a glass and garnish with fresh lime or lemon and an herbal leaf. Saúde!
- This recipe was entered in the contest for Your Best Poolside Cocktail