brazilian cachaça cocktails for the world cup - swizzle stick cocktail
The World Cup is coming, Brazilian.
Theme drinks were suddenly snapped upafter by grown-
Wayne Rooney's imitation shirt is on the school playground.
If you are not lucky enough to score tickets to Rio, why not create a little carnival atmosphere at home with some Brazilians?
It's not surprising for a country where summer temperatures can reach 104F (40C)
Brazilian cocktails are a highlight.
Use a lot of the many tropical fruits that grow there, from passion fruit to pineapple, and sweet, thirsty --
Quenching coconut juice.
But there is no doubt that the core of the country's drinking is the Caca c. a, a spirit that has been formed there since the 16 th century, and for Brazilians, whiskey is for the Scots
Like rum, it is a product of sugar cane, but usually comes from fermented sugar cane juice instead of dark sticky syrup.
"Caca is the third by volume
The most consumed spirit in the world, "United
Owner of Brazilian restaurant group Cabana.
"It's an affordable alcohol that you can mix with everything, but no one seems to know about it-except for Brazilians who are careful to protect their drinks.
I hope to see it explode this summer.
Kakaka survived the Brazilian national drink capilinha.
The sweet mixture of caca c. a, lime and sugar is both incredibly drinkable and very effective. (
The legendary Brazilian footballer Manoel Dos Santos, known as Garrincha, is often consumed directly after breakfast.
But I would suggest not following his example on match day-you probably won't stick to half).
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Not all cachaas are equal.
There are thousands of brands in Brazil, "from the rise-for-a-
Will kill your buck bottle-
"The quality is aging," Ponté said . ".
However, few exports, those exports can be more rough and larger
Manufacturing end of scale.
But some decent brands are now available in the UK, such as Velho Barreiro Caca sold at Whiterose, or Leblon, which can be bought from the professional drinks websitecom.
South American bars and chain restaurants Las Iguanas even produce their own Caca at a private sugar cane plantation near Rio, which you can buy from its website (
Magnefikacha, 21 liters: laceguas. co. uk/shop).
Some of the more "handmade" cachaas are good enough to be neat in one bite, but remember that in Brazil, the traditional practice is to "sprinkle a few drops for Saints" before enjoying it.
Leave them a water flower, maybe a soul.
The people who love the divine will kindly bring England to the victory of the World Cup.
Rio's 2014 tribute to the World Cup and sangria's acceptance: a glass of red wine and a glass of Cassa with a little added.
This is a great place to share and celebrate, so spend a long night with friends in the sun. (MARTIN POOLE)
Make a pot of 150 ml Cassa 225 ml orange juice 110 ml lemon juice 100 ml simple syrup (
Heat the same amount of sugar and water through medium heat until the sugar is dissolved)
225 ml red wine 1 orange, slice 1 lemon, slice A handful of mint leaves, fill A large jar with ice cubes, then add Caca c. A, orange and lemon juice and syrup.
Stir the mixture and pour the red wine.
Pour the red wine on the back of a tablespoon, if you wish, and create different levels in the jar.
Decorated with orange, lemon slices and mint leaves, serve immediately.
Recipes for David Ponte, Lizi Barber and Jamie Barber (Quadrille, £18. 99).
CAIPIRINHA is a national drink in Brazil.
Alex Kratena, Artesian's chief bartender, likes to use the big and exciting cacacas, which can produce a refreshing caipirinhas for a long time. (ALAMY)
Make a cocktail 60 ml Caca c. A. 1 lime 20 ml syrup 1 lime wheel 1 sugar cube, cut the lime into pieces and mix well in a small cup.
Pour the Caca and syrup on the lime and add the ice.
Stir the contents with a spoon or swistick stick and add with more ice. Place a medium-
Small straw in glass, decorated with lime wheels and sugar cubes.
In this way, your guests can use the decoration to make the drinks sweet.
Passion fruit, sugar, Caca c. a in London and passion fruit in Benedict, stirred with ice, served for a long time: a very refreshing cocktail.
Make a cocktail of 35 ml Caca c a 15 ml B n dictine 1 passion fruit 25 ml cream 10 ml passion fruit syrup heat the flesh of 10 passion fruits up to a liter of simple syrup. Strain.
Stir all ingredients with high ball glass
Full of broken ice.
The top has fresh ice and decor with passion fruit slices and a large mint branch.
From Sushi Samba, London Brazilian beets, a sultry, rustic cocktail of beets, cacaca, lemon and spices-delicious.
Cut a cocktail cooked beet into small pieces of 2 teaspoons of ginger syrup (
You can buy this, but you can also use a can of syrup of dried ginger)
1 teaspoon of sugar 40 ml Caca c. a, 16 ml Velvet Falernum 16 ml lemon juice a little salt clip the cayenne pepper, put the beet and sugar together in the rocking bed, then add the rest of the ingredients.
Shake it hard with ice, then add double pressure to the iced cocktail Cup.
Coco cabana has a drink from Las Iguanas across the country and you can be immediately transported to copakabana beach.
The combination of rum, Caca c. a, strawberry and coconut will give you the feeling of the holiday even if it rains in England in July. (MARTIN POOLE)
Make a pot of 75 ml carcha 75 ml Malibu 50 ml coconut cream 50 ml lemon juice 50 ml simple syrup 90 ml pineapple juice 180 ml coconut water 100g strawberry, add a little honey or sugar to taste 1 orange, slice 1 lemon, slices pour all the ingredients except the orange and lemon slices into a large jar and stir well.
Fill with ice cubes and stir again.
Lemon and orange slices are on top.
Recipes for David Ponte, Lizi Barber and Jamie Barber (Quadrille, £18. 99). O MAGICO (THE MAGICIAN)
50 ml cha tea 20 ml chai tea syrup (
Double strength tea mixed with equal sugar)
1 large orange slice, 1 large lemon wheel, cut the fresh fruit in half with chai tea syrup and put it into rock glass.
Add Caca and some crushed ice to cool and dilute after mixing.
There is more broken ice on the top.
Decorate with two orange wedges and sprinkle with cinnamon.