Caipirinha Time in Rio Olympics, the Brazilian cocktail drink
This week marks the start of the Rio 2016 Olympic Games and also features an array of entertainment, showcasing the culture, history and aspirations of the host nation. Brazil is the fifth-largest country in the world measured by both population and area and has a rich cultural history. Rio de Janeiro has a Carnival-like vibe accented by the beat of samba music, and two of the most famous beaches in the world: Copacabana and Ipanema. It also has Floresta da Tijuca, one of the world’s largest urban forests, the iconic statue Christ the Redeemer, the monumental Sugarloaf Mountain and a non-stop party atmosphere. So be prepared for good vibrations...
Here are some ideas to get you started. Whether you're hosting a Rio-inspired party you can get a delicious and an obvious choice to drink: caipirinhas, Brazil's national drink made with the Brazilian cachaça, the host nation's spirit. Have you already tried ? First of all, you also should know how to Make a Perfect Caipirinha, This refreshing drink starts with good fresh limes cut into small wedges and muddled with sugar before being topped with ice and Bartolomeu cachaça. For a sweeter cocktail choice we recommend some tropical fruit like passion fruit, strawberries, pineapple or guava and add Bartolomeu Cachaça. If you like drinks like piña colada try batida, often made with coconut milk and sweetened condensed milk.
The 2016 Olympic Games in Rio is declared open with a colorful ceremony showcasing Rio's history and diverse culture, so live this moment and let the Games begin !