Cut the lime into small chunks. Place the lime and sugar in the bottom of a glass. Using a wooden muddle or wooden spoon, muddle the limes with the sugar. Pour in the liqueur and ice. Shake and strain or pour over cracked ice. Garnish with a lime slice and mint leaf.
Cachaca is the national drink of Brazil. It’s actually a rum made from sugar cane which is plentiful and cheap in Brazil.