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New York Times - “Summer Drinks: Carnival in the Liquor Cabinet”

New York Times

New York Times
(Robert Presutti for The New York Times)

By Florence Fabricant

Until a year or so ago, most American bars and restaurants carried only one brand, if that, of cachaça. But increased interest in Latin American food and drink has changed that.

Beleza Pura, another fairly new top-of-the-line brand, is sold in Brazil as well as in the United States.

João De Matos, the owner of the Plataforma restaurants, said that for sipping straight, Brazilian customers will opt for brands like Rochinha and GRM, which have been aged in wood anywhere from 2 to 12 years.

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Beleza Caipirinha On The Fly

  • 2 oz Beleza Pura® Super Premium Cachaça
  • 1 oz fresh lime juice
  • ½ oz triple sec
  • 1 tsp sugar

Shake all ingredients with a rocks glass full of ice and serve. Garnish with a lime wedge.

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