Muddle lime and simple syrup in a chilled rocks glass. Fill with crushed ice. Add cachaca. Stir.
The Caipirinha is the national cocktail of Brazil. It is enjoyed in restaurants, bars, and many households throughout the country. Originally made with Cachaça, the Caipirinha was once almost unknown outside of Brazil. However, a secret this delicious couldn’t stay hidden forever, and the drink has become more popular and more widely available in recent years.