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Caipirum

Description

Melding lively lime citrus and the mellow spiciness of Centenario rum, this Latin American refresher is an ideal apéritif in both cool and balmy weather. Recipe adapted by Jonathan Gonzales Araya, Playa Niceusa Rainforest Lodge.

Spirit
Rum
Ingredients
11⁄2 limes sliced
3 teaspoons unrefined sugar
2 ounces Costa Rican Centenario rum
2 mint leaves
Curled lime rind, for garnish
Directions
Fill a pint glass with lime slices, sugar, rum and mint leaves, and muddle. Add wellcrushed ice to top of glass, filling glass, and stir. Garnish with lime curl.