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How to Make a Caipirinha with Pitu Cachaca at SIAL 2013

May 6, 2013 | By More

Symbolized by the red Pitú on the label (some people call it the lobster), Pitú is the most recognized brand of cachaça in the world. Made from fresh cut sugar cane, it is known for superb quality, and how well it blends with fresh fruit and juice. Pitú is the spirit of the Caipirinha, the national cocktail of Brazil. Originally known as the peasant’s drink, it found its way into the capital cities of Rio De Janeiro and Sao Paulo, and from there to the most stylish bars and restaurants all over the world. With Pitú, you can make the very best Caipirinhas and other fruit cocktails.



  • One-half lime
  • 2 tsp. granulated or bar sugar
  • Crushed ice
  • 2 oz. Pitú Cachaça
  • Garnish with slice of lime


  1. Cut lime into small pieces and place in an old-fashioned glass. Add sugar.
  2. Muddle lime and sugar with a pestle or spoon.
  3. Fill glass with ice. Add Pitú.
  4. Put contents in shaker, shake well, return contents to glass and serve.

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