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The Marpessa

Description

This cocktail, named after Marpessa Dawn, costar of the 1959 Brazilian film Black Orpheus, has a crisp, fresh quality rounded out with a spin of curvy pear. The Brazilian cachaça is an extra nod to the sultry star. —S.K.

Category
Tropical
Spirit
Cachaça
Ingredients
1 ounce Cabana Cachaça
3⁄4 ounce of Orchard Pear liqueur
1⁄4 ounce fresh lemon juice
1⁄4 ounce fresh lime juice
1⁄4 ounce simple syrup
1 ounce aloe vera juice (available online)
Directions
Combine with ice in a cocktail shaker. Shake and strain into a chilled, tall cocktail glass, garnished with a thinly sliced lime wheel.