Batida is a Brazilian cocktail made with the national alcoholic drink cachaça. Cachaça is Brazil’s official spirit and top-selling liquor which it is essentially a rum made with pure sugar cane. In Portuguese, batida denotes shaken or milkshake. It is made with cachaça, fruit juice (or coconut milk), and sugar. It can be blended or shaken with ice. The most used fruit in a Batida are lemon, passion fruit and coconut.
The Rabo de Galo is a delicious stirred drink formula in Brazil. Translated as cocktail, is popularly enjoyed as a 50/50 mixture of cachaça and either vermouth or, in São Paulo, Cynar. The history of the Rabo de Galo dates back to the 1950s with the inauguration of the Cinzano factory in São Paulo. It is also known as Traçado, the Portuguese word for mixed, or in some places everything you have in the bar.
A caipirinha is a traditional Brazilian cocktail that is made with a mix of muddled limes, sugar, crushed ice, and cachaca. Cachaca, pronounced cachaza, is a popular Brazilian sugar cane liquor, similar to rum and aguardiente. The drink is prepared by mixing the fruit and the sugar together, then adding the liquor. This can be made in a single large glass to be shared among people, or in a larger jar, from which it is served in individual glasses.
Leite de Onça or Jaguar's Milk is a sweet and creamy Brazilian cocktail with a thick and smooth texture. It is made with a combination of euqal parts of cachaça, crème de cacao, and condensed milk. It is sweet and has a remarkably suave scent that evokes the homely atmosphere of a Festa Junina, celebrating the nativity of he nativity of St. John the Baptist.