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cachaça

Type

Sugar cane & molasses-based spirits

Description

Generic for light and sharp Brazilian sugarcane spirit, the production methods of which render it more aguardiente-like and less like rum. Used most notably in the Caipirinha.

Flavor

rum, light and sharp

Availability

Limited availability. Produced and sold in Brazil. Known to be distributed in parts of North America and South America. Regional. Available for on-line ordering in some markets.

Substitute

aguardiente, sugarcane-based

Usage examples

This ingredient appears in 1 recipes in CocktailDB.
pictureCaipirinha, The

Museum of the American Cocktail
Tales of the Cocktail 2006
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