Lavender Coconut Cocktail Recipe
Want to know what everyone's drinking during the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio, Brazil? It's cachaca! As you walk down Ipanema beach, you'll see Cachaca 51 sold exclusively in all the beach kiosks of Rio de Janeiro. During the entire event 500,000 guests are estimated to attend and more than 200,000 liters of 51 will be consumed. Isn't that incredible?
If you're looking for a unique cocktail that goes beyond the classic caipirinha cocktail, check out this coconut lavender creation by Cachaca 51:
2.0 oz. of Cachaça 51
1.0 oz. of lemon juice
2.0 oz. of coconut milk
3 teaspoons of simple syrup
2 teaspoons of lavender liqueur
Lavender flower for garnish
Place ice and all ingredients in a shaker and shake for 20 seconds. Strain and serve in a short glass. Garnish with lavender flower.