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The Delicious Tropical Cocktail You’ll Want for Vacation

Rio Vodka

Bartender Rai Mendes serves this vacation in a glass at Explorer Bar in the Santa Teresa neighborhood of Rio.

Milky Way

(at Explorer Bar)

  • 1/2 Brazilian soursop, muddled
  • 1 1/2 oz vodka
  • 1 1/2 oz Brazil nut milk*
  • 1/4 oz fresh lime juice
  • Crushed ice

Glass: Milk jar

*Brazil nut milk: Blend 100g Brazil nuts with 500mL water for 2 minutes. The liquid should take on a milky texture. Add the liquid to a pot with 500g brown sugar. Let it rest for 24 hours, then strain.

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