The 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil is here! Starting today, watch the games at Eureka! in San Diego’s Westfield UTC shopping mall and sip on an All-American version of the traditional Brazilian cocktail, the Caipiroska.

A Caipiroska is a interpretation of Caipirinha prepared with vodka instead of the usual cachaça. The Eureka! Caipiroska is made with Ballast Point Fugu Vodka and locally-sourced ingredients.

If you can’t make it to Eureka!, make their recipe for the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil-themed cocktail below.

World Cup Cocktails: Eureka!'s Caipiroska Recipe

World Cup Cocktails: Eureka!'s Caipiroska Recipe


  • 1.5 oz Ballast Point Fugu Vodka
  • 1 Demerara sugar cube
  • .75 oz Brown Simple Syrup
  • 3 lime wedges
  • 1 orange rind (about a 1" peel will do)


  1. Muddle sugar cube and simple syrup together with a splash of water.
  2. Squeeze 3 Lime wedges into rocks glass, drop one of the limes.
  3. Add 1 orange rind to glass.
  4. Lightly muddle orange rind and lime wedge.
  5. Add vodka.
  6. Add crushed ice to glass.

Eureka!’s Caipiroska is available from Thursday, June 12 until Sunday, July 13, 2014 for $8. Take a much-needed break today at 1:00pm to watch the opening game of the 2014 FIFA World Cup (Brazil vs Croatia).

4353 La Jolla Village Dr.
San Diego, CA 92122
(858) 210-3444

Eureka! proudly serves a collection of America’s best. Discover an elevated All-American selection of craft beer, small batch whiskey, regional wine, and locally sourced ingredients. The modern-yet-rustic San Diego restaurant is perfect for all ages and occasions.

Katie Dillon is the managing editor of La Jolla Mom. She helps readers plan San Diego vacations through her hotel expertise (that stems from living in a Four Seasons hotel) and local connections. Readers have access to exclusive discounts on theme park tickets (like Disneyland and San Diego Zoo) and perks at luxury hotels worldwide through her. She also shares insider tips for visiting major cities worldwide, like Hong Kong, London, Paris, and Shanghai, that her family has either lived in or visits regularly (or both).

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