With a history as vibrant as its flavor, cachaça is no ordinary spirit. Known as the everyman’s liquor, cachaça is as integral to Brazilian culture as Carnevale or Samba, as it’s one of the most consumed alcohols in Brazil (second only to beer). My client, Cachaça 51 is the most popular brands of cachaça and sells 17 million cases in Brazil yearly. Here are some lovely cocktail recipes to enjoy it in:Brooklynite


2 oz Cachaça 51
4 dashes angostura bitters
.75 oz lime juice
.75 oz honey syrup

Pour all ingredients in a shaker. Add ice and shake vigorously for 10 seconds. Strain into a coupe (martini) glass. Garnish with a lime wedge.

Blueberry Collins
Blueberry Collins
2 oz Cachaça 51
3/4 oz fresh lemon juice
3/4 simple syrup infused with hibiscus
3 to 4 blueberries
Add ingredients in a shaker tin and shake with ice well. Pour over ice in a Collins glass and top with cold seltzer water. Drop a few blueberries in the glass for garnish.
Fresh Finish
Fresh Finish
2 oz Cachaça 51
.5 oz lime juice
.5 oz simple syrup
.75 oz carrot juice
Ginger beer
Pour Cachaça 51, juice and syrup into shaker. Add ice, shake and strain into a collins glass with fresh ice. Top with ginger beer. Garnish with a candied ginger.
Check out what our spirit guy had to say about Cachaça 51