The Right Way To Taste Cachaça

Like most other drinks you’ve tasted or heard of before, cachaça is a complex drink. It has it’s own little set of rules and comes in variations, which are visible through it’s texture, flavor and aroma. In this article, we will see how a proper cachaça analysis is carried out. Please note that it is a […]

How is Cachaça Classified?

According to a Brazilian standardization, Cachaça is the typical and unique designation for the sugarcane liquor produced in Brazil, with an alcohol content of 38-48 volume percent, at twenty degrees Celsius (°C), obtained by the distillation of the fermented juice of the sugarcane. The cachaça business is booming in Brazil with more and more distilleries popping up each day. Although there are […]

Caipimentha – Pineapple Mint Caipirinha

In this article I will show you how to make a very simple and delicious caipirinha, the Caipimentha. This is essentially a pineapple mint caipirinha, that not only looks good, but also brings some “exoticness” to your table, using only some very common ingredients. This is one of my favorite caipirinhas at the Aprazível Restaurant in Rio, […]