Cachaça

Cachaça is a distilled spirit obtained from fermented sugarcane juice. Also known as pinga or caninha, it is the most famous spirit among distilled alcoholic drinks in Brazil. Beyond Brazil, cachaça is used almost solely as an ingredient in tropical drinks, with the caipirinha being the most favorite cocktail.

Usually, cachaças are fresh, grassy, and light, with a herbal note. Aged variants are darker and richer, with notes of toffee, vanilla, and spice.

Cachaça is also great with

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Batida

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.

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Leite de Onca

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.

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Caipirinha

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.

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Rabo de galo

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.

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Caju Amigo

Caju Amigo, is a Brazilian drink made of equal parts of cachaça and cashew juice. In other areas, a slice of cashew is put in the drinker's mouth and afterwards a shot of cachaça is thrown back straight. Then, taking the fruit and the drink at the same time.