Guest Tony Swierczek discusses warm places as Minnesotans languish under the seemingly endless winter. Discussions of European “Hill Walking” in the Alps together with tales of falling tarantulas in Ecuador make for an off-beat and lively conversation.

Tools

Low ball glass

cocktail shaker

Muddler

Ingredients

2 oz Cachaça

1/2 oz simple syrup

Half of a lime quartered

Method

Muddle limes with simple syrup in the low ball.

Add the cachaça and shake with ice.

Serve in the low ball. Do not strain.

Garnish with a lime wedge.