Home & Garden Insights

April 17, 2009

Christmas Caipirinhas

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: , , , , — homeandgardeninsights @ 4:27 pm

  • Peel from 4 large limes (green part only; removed with vegetable peeler in 2-inch-long strips)
  • 1 cup fresh lime juice
  • 8 1/4-inch-thick slices peeled fresh ginger
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 30 large fresh mint leaves plus 10 fresh mint sprigs for garnish
  • 1 cup Brazilian rum (such as cachaça)
  • 3 cups ice cubes plus additional for serving
  • 5 cups ginger beer or ginger ale
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