Originally Posted by Kent Wang
I used a simple syrup made with Billington's dark molasses brown sugar. Do you mind the brown color of the final product? Should a proper caipirinha be clear?
Yes, it oughtta be clear, unless you make it with cachaÃ§a ouro, where it will be gold.
But it's realyl a casual beach/party drink. Make it how you like it. It's a Brasilian drink, so like Jogo Bonito, it's about the beauty and style, not rules and regs.