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Mango Batida

I really like the Brazilian spirit cachaça. Anything that is the primary ingredient in a drink as good as a caipirinha can't be all bad. A batida is a drink made with cachaça and a fruit juice or pulp. This is my recipe for a mango batida:

 

1.5 oz Cachaça

0.5 oz Cointreau

4.0 oz Naked Juice Mighty Mango

2 dashes bitters

 

Place in a shaker, fill with ice and shake like your life depended on it.

 

Warning: this drink is *extremely* easy to drink.

 

Strobist info: Single 285HV to the left and slightly above the drink. The flash was gridspotted and aimed at the glass.

 

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Taken on January 4, 2008