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9 January, 2013

Caipirinha @ Calavera

Posted in : Bars and Tasting Rooms, Bars in Raleigh - NC on by : becca
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Caipirinha Calavera (my restaurant review) Downtown Raleigh $8 First things first: the rum-soaked sugar cane. It is both visually pleasing and an essential garnish for this cocktail. Caipirinhas are a favorite in my cocktail repertoire, so I am always happy to try a new one, and having one from Calavera’s impressive bar just made sense
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24 August, 2010

Caiprosca @ Bahama Breeze

Posted in : Bars and Tasting Rooms, Bars in Raleigh - NC on by : becca
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Caipirosca Bahama Breeze, Raleigh Website A caipirosca is the Russian version (read: vodka) of a caipirinha, a Brazilian cocktail made with cachaça, lime, and sugar. Bahama Breeze takes the change in base liquors a step further by subbing in mango vodka. The sugar is replaced by a mango puree, but the lime stays the same.
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28 May, 2010

LA Kiwi @ W XYZ Lounge (Chapel Hill)

Posted in : Bars and Tasting Rooms, Bars in Chapel Hill - NC on by : becca
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LA Kiwi W XYZ Lounge, Aloft Hotel Chapel Hill Since this was my first time at the W XYZ Lounge, I thought I’d share a little about the atmosphere of the spot before diving into my cocktail review. The W XYZ Lounge is the main floor of the new Aloft hotel in the East Highway
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24 April, 2009

Cocktail Review–Caipirinha, Mez

Posted in : Bars and Tasting Rooms, Bars in Durham - NC on by : becca
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Caipirinha Mez Research Triangle Park Durham My Mez review Caipirinha is a great cocktail that a friend introduced me to a few years back.  It consists of limes muddled with sugar and cachaça, a rum-like Brazilian alcohol.  Mez’s caipirinha has all these things but the proportions were a bit off to me.  I’d have liked
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