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Caipirinha

Novo Fogo Sparkling Caipirinha… In a Can

Novo Fogo Sparkling Caipirinha… In a Can

Brazil’s most popular cocktail is the Caipirinha, a delightful combination of cachaça, sugar and muddled lime. It’s easy enough to make, provided you’re at home or behind a bar. But when you’re heading to the beach, a picnic or attending some other socially-acceptable occasion for drinking (Little League game?), it’s not…read more →

Three Caipirinhas to Drink During the Olympics

Three Caipirinhas to Drink During the Olympics

The whole world will diving into the 2016 Summer Olympics tonight as the games kick off with the Opening Ceremony. For better or worse, the next few weeks in Rio will be interesting to watch. We’re hoping for the best, but to hedge our bets, we’ll be drinking copious amounts…read more →

The Caipirinha: Brazil’s National Cocktail

The Caipirinha: Brazil’s National Cocktail

Composed of cachaça, limes and sugar, the Caipirinha (pronounced kie-purr-REEN-yah) is Brazil’s national cocktail.  Cachaça is the most commonly distilled alcohol in Brazil, and is often referred to as “Brazilian rum.” But unlike rum, which is typically distilled from the sugar byproduct, molasses, cachaça is distilled from fermented sugar cane…read more →