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Love to Hate You - Pour Mes Amis - Alessandro Paiva

Love to Hate You

I remember myself when I was around 5 years old, eating watermelon by the sea in Marataízes City, Brazil.

Love to Hate You - Pour Mes Amis - Alessandro Paiva

Love to Hate You

I remember myself when I was around 5 years old, eating watermelon by the sea in Marataízes City, Brazil.

1984 - Pour Mes Amis - Cocktail Inspiration - Alessandro Paiva

1984

Inspired by 1984, my favorite book, this conceptual cocktail is a way I’ve found to describe the sour atmosphere

1984 - Pour Mes Amis - Cocktail Inspiration - Alessandro Paiva

1984

Inspired by 1984, my favorite book, this conceptual cocktail is a way I’ve found to describe the sour atmosphere

Vermilion - Pour Mes Amis - Cocktail Inspiration

Vermilion

In the rising of flavored vodkas, I’ve created a simple and delicious cocktail. If the vodka is fine, it’s easier to get it right. And that was no different to Vermilion,

Vermilion - Pour Mes Amis - Cocktail Inspiration

Vermilion

In the rising of flavored vodkas, I’ve created a simple and delicious cocktail. If the vodka is fine, it’s easier to get it right. And that was no different to Vermilion,

Monkey Mango - Pour Mes Amis - Cocktail Inspiration

Monkey Mango

This cocktail is an evidence that tropical fruits provide a myriad of combinations among themselves, almost always perfect.

Monkey Mango - Pour Mes Amis - Cocktail Inspiration

Monkey Mango

This cocktail is an evidence that tropical fruits provide a myriad of combinations among themselves, almost always perfect.

Hoaloha - Pour Mes Amis - Cocktail Inspiration - Alessandro Paiva

Hoaloha

On some of our weekly cocktail nights I bought a vanilla flavored vodka and some fruits to create a cocktail. Due to the strong vanilla

Hoaloha - Pour Mes Amis - Cocktail Inspiration - Alessandro Paiva

Hoaloha

On some of our weekly cocktail nights I bought a vanilla flavored vodka and some fruits to create a cocktail. Due to the strong vanilla

Saquê sake cocktail nippon asahi

Nippon Asahi

Nippon Asahi means “Japan’s morning sun” in japanese. This drink can be the best ending for your cocktail party, recovering part of your energies with freshness and awesome flavor. It is energizer because contains green tea, lite because it is

Saquê sake cocktail nippon asahi

Nippon Asahi

Nippon Asahi means “Japan’s morning sun” in japanese. This drink can be the best ending for your cocktail party, recovering part of your energies with freshness and awesome flavor. It is energizer because contains green tea, lite because it is

immature mango

Le Sure Vert

Unripe mango can provide nice cocktails too. Unlike the ripe one, this mango tastes sour and matches mint perfectly. Thanks Lenir for this amazing recipe. In a cocktail shaker: • 2 ounces white rum • 4 ounces unripe mango juice

immature mango

Le Sure Vert

Unripe mango can provide nice cocktails too. Unlike the ripe one, this mango tastes sour and matches mint perfectly. Thanks Lenir for this amazing recipe. In a cocktail shaker: • 2 ounces white rum • 4 ounces unripe mango juice

Rose water cocktail

Rose Twist

The rose water (or rose syrup) has an intense flavor that captivated and inspired me to create a cocktail. When you drink this destilate you can feel its several uses, such as food, sweeties, cosmetics, juices etc. It gives an

Rose water cocktail

Rose Twist

The rose water (or rose syrup) has an intense flavor that captivated and inspired me to create a cocktail. When you drink this destilate you can feel its several uses, such as food, sweeties, cosmetics, juices etc. It gives an

graviola citrus 1

Soursop Citrus

This cocktail was originally created by my friend Lenir. It happened few months ago and we didn’t take notes, so we forgot the original recipe. Then I did my own version, trying to use the exact same ingredients as he

graviola citrus 1

Soursop Citrus

This cocktail was originally created by my friend Lenir. It happened few months ago and we didn’t take notes, so we forgot the original recipe. Then I did my own version, trying to use the exact same ingredients as he

Coquetel de jabuticaba

Purplish

It’s been a long time since I wanted to use jabuticaba as the main ingredient for a cocktail. This fruit, native to Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay, and Bolivia, has an exotic and very sweet taste. Due to its popularity among brazilians

Coquetel de jabuticaba

Purplish

It’s been a long time since I wanted to use jabuticaba as the main ingredient for a cocktail. This fruit, native to Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay, and Bolivia, has an exotic and very sweet taste. Due to its popularity among brazilians

Sweet Moai destacada

Sweet Moai

I’ve never tried pisco before and now I’m in love with it! My friend Élcio gave me a Capel Moai Reserve, a chilean pisco from Capel, whose bottle is shaped like a moai statue. This drink is made from muscatel

Sweet Moai destacada

Sweet Moai

I’ve never tried pisco before and now I’m in love with it! My friend Élcio gave me a Capel Moai Reserve, a chilean pisco from Capel, whose bottle is shaped like a moai statue. This drink is made from muscatel

Décadence Avec Élégance

Décadence Avec Élégance

For this cocktail I used charmingly decadent ingredients – such as gin and anise liqueur – that got elegant and fashionable together. Décadence Avec Élégance (decadence with elegance) or DAE has a retro twist, but with a contemporary taste. The

Décadence Avec Élégance

Décadence Avec Élégance

For this cocktail I used charmingly decadent ingredients – such as gin and anise liqueur – that got elegant and fashionable together. Décadence Avec Élégance (decadence with elegance) or DAE has a retro twist, but with a contemporary taste. The

beet beterraba cocktail coquetel

Beet Me

Drinking too much alcohol can cause you liver problems. What if we put some beet on it? It contains lots of vitamins and our livers will thank us, at least that’s what I think :-). And if it doesn’t thank

beet beterraba cocktail coquetel

Beet Me

Drinking too much alcohol can cause you liver problems. What if we put some beet on it? It contains lots of vitamins and our livers will thank us, at least that’s what I think :-). And if it doesn’t thank

Cagai 01

Eugenia

Eugenia is a cocktail made from a brazilian fruit called cagaita (Eugenia dysenterica). This fruit’s mild and unique flavor gives this cocktail an exotic touch. Eugenia’s yellow color is very atractive and invites us to enjoy it in a very

Cagai 01

Eugenia

Eugenia is a cocktail made from a brazilian fruit called cagaita (Eugenia dysenterica). This fruit’s mild and unique flavor gives this cocktail an exotic touch. Eugenia’s yellow color is very atractive and invites us to enjoy it in a very

coco loco

Coco Loco

Originaly, Coco Loco is a mexican cocktail made from coconut, rum, mezcal, milk and coconut water. But at the D Beach Resort in Natal, Brazil, Coco Loco is made from coconut water, coconut milk, coconut meat and vodka. It is

coco loco

Coco Loco

Originaly, Coco Loco is a mexican cocktail made from coconut, rum, mezcal, milk and coconut water. But at the D Beach Resort in Natal, Brazil, Coco Loco is made from coconut water, coconut milk, coconut meat and vodka. It is

Improv destacada

Improv

We were at Ponta Negra Beach, Natal City, Brazil. There were some cocktails on sale, but Toshiro decided to improvise and make two simple, but delicious drinks. He bought, from an itinerant fruit salesman, some fresh cajá (spondias mombin) and

Improv destacada

Improv

We were at Ponta Negra Beach, Natal City, Brazil. There were some cocktails on sale, but Toshiro decided to improvise and make two simple, but delicious drinks. He bought, from an itinerant fruit salesman, some fresh cajá (spondias mombin) and

Pour Mes Amis - Cocktail Inspiration

Papaio

I love papaya with orange juice. I’ve decided to complement this mixture with cassis liqueur and tequila reposado. To spice it up a little I’ve added pink peppercorn. Somehow it came out kind of mexican. Great! In a cocktail shaker:

Pour Mes Amis - Cocktail Inspiration

Papaio

I love papaya with orange juice. I’ve decided to complement this mixture with cassis liqueur and tequila reposado. To spice it up a little I’ve added pink peppercorn. Somehow it came out kind of mexican. Great! In a cocktail shaker:

açaí

Amazon

Very energetic! This cocktail contains açaí, a fruit found in the Amazon. According to its nutritional contents, this little fruit provides lots of vitamins, carbohydrates, proteins and minerals. A very exotic flavor, which goes very well with banana and citric

açaí

Amazon

Very energetic! This cocktail contains açaí, a fruit found in the Amazon. According to its nutritional contents, this little fruit provides lots of vitamins, carbohydrates, proteins and minerals. A very exotic flavor, which goes very well with banana and citric

Carambola star-fruit cocktail

Carambolã

The smooth flavor of the carambola (starfruit) can match a lot of other flavors. Besides tasting very good, this fruit is very decorative due to its star shape. But be careful: carambola contains oxalic acid, which can be very harmful

Carambola star-fruit cocktail

Carambolã

The smooth flavor of the carambola (starfruit) can match a lot of other flavors. Besides tasting very good, this fruit is very decorative due to its star shape. But be careful: carambola contains oxalic acid, which can be very harmful

niced tea 1

Niced Tea

Well, you just got out from work and the day was very stressful. Here’s the deal: a cocktail made from herbal tea to relax and have some fun for the rest of the day. And don’t worry, the next day

niced tea 1

Niced Tea

Well, you just got out from work and the day was very stressful. Here’s the deal: a cocktail made from herbal tea to relax and have some fun for the rest of the day. And don’t worry, the next day

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Next Day Drink (Drink do Dia Seguinte)

Did you drink too much? Next Day Drink for you (drink it tomorrow, of course)! Feeling too drunk? Don’t wait until the next day. Next Day Drink today! Confused? Maybe you’ve drank too much. So, you already know what to

next day drink 1

Next Day Drink (Drink do Dia Seguinte)

Did you drink too much? Next Day Drink for you (drink it tomorrow, of course)! Feeling too drunk? Don’t wait until the next day. Next Day Drink today! Confused? Maybe you’ve drank too much. So, you already know what to

agua de coco cachaca

Frescoco

Frescoco (something like fresh + coconut). Very refreshing, good for beach, barbecues, pool parties or any other sunny day. Where did I get the coconut cup? In Natal City, northeast of Brazil, in one of the local handicraft shops. In

agua de coco cachaca

Frescoco

Frescoco (something like fresh + coconut). Very refreshing, good for beach, barbecues, pool parties or any other sunny day. Where did I get the coconut cup? In Natal City, northeast of Brazil, in one of the local handicraft shops. In

Ave Maria cocktail

Ave Maria

When Lenir was preparing it, it was almost 6 PM. When we finaly had it, the church bell rang 6 times. It was time to pray and that was our pray. The cocktail was sacred! In a cocktail shaker: •

Ave Maria cocktail

Ave Maria

When Lenir was preparing it, it was almost 6 PM. When we finaly had it, the church bell rang 6 times. It was time to pray and that was our pray. The cocktail was sacred! In a cocktail shaker: •

Bon Automne destacada

Bon Automne

Another delicious Lenir’s recipe. Made with green apple and cloves, this cocktail is “refreshing” (green apple) and “warm” (cloves) at the same time. Just like autumn. Gotta enjoy it! I prefer with lots of ice. In a cocktail shaker: •

Bon Automne destacada

Bon Automne

Another delicious Lenir’s recipe. Made with green apple and cloves, this cocktail is “refreshing” (green apple) and “warm” (cloves) at the same time. Just like autumn. Gotta enjoy it! I prefer with lots of ice. In a cocktail shaker: •

Capeta Bee destacada

Capeta Bee

Mandarin lime! This rustic type of lemon mixed with basil tastes amazing. Very refreshing, good for pool parties, beach or just a beautiful and sunny day. In a cocktail shaker: • 1 part of white rum • 2 parts of

Capeta Bee destacada

Capeta Bee

Mandarin lime! This rustic type of lemon mixed with basil tastes amazing. Very refreshing, good for pool parties, beach or just a beautiful and sunny day. In a cocktail shaker: • 1 part of white rum • 2 parts of

turquoise

Turquoise

Turquoise is one of the many spontaneous inventions of my friend Lenir. The blue-to-green and the freshness of this cocktail reminds a turquoise color sea. • 2 parts of fresh orange juice • 1 part of lime juice (with water

turquoise

Turquoise

Turquoise is one of the many spontaneous inventions of my friend Lenir. The blue-to-green and the freshness of this cocktail reminds a turquoise color sea. • 2 parts of fresh orange juice • 1 part of lime juice (with water

taveirinha1

Taveirinha

It was very close to the Fifa World Cup 2010 and I prepared this cocktail. My friend Elaine loved it. Because of the blue, yellow and green colors (brazilian flag) she suggested to name it after that world cup as

taveirinha1

Taveirinha

It was very close to the Fifa World Cup 2010 and I prepared this cocktail. My friend Elaine loved it. Because of the blue, yellow and green colors (brazilian flag) she suggested to name it after that world cup as

Coqueluxe 1

Coqueluxe

The name Coqueluxe is just a joke, too long to explain… Anyway, Lenir chose a tea made of sylvester fruits and flowers as the main ingredient. In a cocktail shaker: • 2 parts of tea made of silvester fruits and

Coqueluxe 1

Coqueluxe

The name Coqueluxe is just a joke, too long to explain… Anyway, Lenir chose a tea made of sylvester fruits and flowers as the main ingredient. In a cocktail shaker: • 2 parts of tea made of silvester fruits and