Cachaça - A taste of Brazil
Cachaça is the product of the distillation of fermented sugarcane juice and is a denomination of Brazilian origin. In other countries it is known as "aguardente", "pinga" or other names.
Cachaça was invented sometime between 1532 and 1548 by the first Portuguese settlers in Brazil, in the region around the coastal town of São Vicente, close to São Paulo.
Caipirinha - Brazil's National Drink
1 lime cut in 4 or 8 pieces
1 tablespoon of refined sugar
Cachaça Velho Barreiro
Place the lime pieces and sugar in a glass and crush them thoroughly, then add the Cachaça and crushed ice.