You can’t beat a refreshing cocktail on a hot day, and this one is cool as a cucumber…
The Caipiroska is a muddled vodka cocktail. It’s a relative of the cachaça based cocktail from Brazil, the Caipirinha, and at this time of the year, we’re raiding the garden for some cucumber and oregano to throw in, too.
It’s perfect for the season. Cheers!
1½ oz North Shore Vodka (it’s also delicious with Aquavit – Private Reserve, or Sol Chamomile Citrus Vodka)
½ oz Simple Syrup
4 Lime Wedges (about 1/2 a lime)
4 Cucumber wheels
A Few Fresh Oregano Leaves
Muddle lime, cucumber wedges, simple syrup, and oregano in a mixing glass. Add vodka and ice, then shake well with ice. Pour shaker contents into a rocks glass. Garnish with additional cucumber wheel and/or sprig of oregano.