Dripline & Kumquat Basil Caipirinha
The Pocket Cocktail
In this series, we pair one of our one-of-a-kind print pocket squares with a delicious cocktail. One starts a conversation, the other keeps it going. Today’s edition is an incredibly simple and delicious cocktail created by Prairie Rose of Bit By a Fox.
The Kumquat Basil Caipirinha
[inspired by our Dripline pocket square]
This springtime, garden party take on the caipirinha is perfect for evening sipping or brunch.
- 2 oz Cachaça (Leblon is a solid choice)
- 1/2 lime (cut into wedges)
- 1 tsp raw sugar
- 2-3 basil leaves
- 1 kumquat (1/2 for garnish)
In a mixing glass or tin, muddle the lime, sugar, basil and 1/2 kumquat. Add ice, pour in cachaça and stir. Transfer to a chilled old-fashioned glass and garnish with 1/2 kumquat.
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Recipe and photo courtesy of Bit By a Fox.