If the Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro left you admiring Brazil's amazing beaches, athletes, food, and, most importantly, cocktails, we're here to satisfy your craving and fill the void with a few easy to make cachaca mixed drinks.
Mirella Rabelo and Romulo Wolff, a husband and wife duo who have been vlogging their travels throughout Central and South America on Travel and Share, created these simple cocktails for Cachaca 51. They only required a cocktail shaker and some ice! Scroll ahead and get ready for the best happy hour of your life.
1 ounce of cachaca + 1 cup of black iced tea + 3 tablespoons of brown sugar + juice from 1 lemon = Sweet Tea Cocktail
1.5 ounces of cachaca + 1/2 cup of green tea + 3 mint sprigs + 1/2 cup of club soda + 3 tablespoons simple syrup + 1/4 of cucumber for garnish = Cucumber Green Tea Cocktail
2 ounces of cachaca + 5 sliced cucumbers + 5 mint leaves + juice of two lemons + 1 tablespoon of simple sugar syrup made with mint sprigs + 1 cup lemon soda = Cucumber Mint Cocktail
2 ounce of cachaca + 5 basil leaves + juice of 2 lemons + 1 cup of tonic + 1 cup of chopped strawberries + 4 tablespoons of honey = Strawberry Basil Cocktail
2 ounces of cachaca + 1 cup of blueberries + 1 ounce of cherry syrup + 1 cup of lemonade = Blueberry Cachaca Mojito
1.5 ounces of cachaca + 2 tablespoons of honey + juice of 1 lemon + 1 ounce of red wine + 1/2 cup of orange juice = Winnie Cocktail
1 ounce of cachaca + 1 tablespoon of sugar + 1/3 cup of grapefruit + salt for rim and slide of pomelo for garnish = Pomelo Cocktail