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King Kong Caipirinha Cocktail Recipe

King Kong Caipirinha Cocktail Recipe

On a visit to this premium rooftop lounge, The Skylark in New York City, you will find this King Kong Caipirinha cocktail. The cocktail is a nod to the unparalleled Empire State Building views from The Skylark. 

Created by mixologist Johnny Swet, the refreshing creation puts a twist on the classic recipe, combining Avua Cachaca and lime juice with muddled banana, banana liquor and simple syrup for added layers of tropical goodness.

The King Kong Caipirinha is part of a larger Olympics menu that The Skylark is now offering through the duration of the games this month.

Ingredients:
2.00 oz. Avua Cachaca
0.75 oz. 99 Bananas liqueur
0.5 oz. simple syrup
0.5 oz. lime juice
2 lime wedges
2 banana chunks

Directions:
In a shaker, muddle 2 lime wedges with 2 banana chunks. Add ice and the remaining ingredients and shake well. Strain and pour over ice in a rocks glass, garinsh with lime wheel and banana brulee.

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