Cocktails & Recipes » Aged Cachaça Cocktails

The complex flavor profiles of Armazem Vieira, GRM, and Rochinha are often savored neat or on the rocks, yet aged artisan Cachaças are also heavenly in a margarita, daiquiri, and even a Sazerac.

Janero

By Neyah White NOPA, San Francisco

  • 1 1/2 oz Rochinha Cachaca
  • 3/4 oz. Dubonett Rouge
  • 3 hits orange bitters
  • 1/4 oz. Zirbenz (Stone Pine liquer from Austria)

Stir over ice and strain into chilled cocktail glass, garnish with lemon twist.

Primera Menina

By Neyah White NOPA, San Francisco

  • 1 medium size Early Girl Tomato (any juicy sweet variety will do)
  • juice of 1/2 a lemon
  • 1/2 oz simple syrup
  • 2 oz. Armazem Vieira Esmerelda Cachaca

Carefully muddle tomato in mixing glass (tends to squirt), add lemon juice, syrup and cachaca, fill with ice and shake hard. Strain with julip strainer over fresh ice in salted bucket glass, garnish with big basil sprig.

Emerald Ginger Caipirinha

  • 2 oz Armazem Vieira Esmeralda Cachaça
  • ½ a lime, washed and cut in cubes
  • 2 tsp fresh ginger, grated
  • 2 tsp sugar

Gently muddle the limes, sugar, and ginger in a non-breakable glass to crush the fruit but not release too much of the oils from the skin. Add a rocks glass full of ice and Armazem Vieira, and shake. Pour contents into a rocks glass and garnish with a lime wheel.

Maça Doce (Sweet Apple Martini)

By David Autry - Brasserio Caviar and Banana, NY

  • 1 ½ oz GRM “small batch” Cachaça
  • 1 ½ oz Berentzen Apple Schnapps
  • Splash of lemon juice

Shake with ice and strain into a martini glass. Garnish with a slice of apple.

Rio Buzz

By Jacques Bezuidenhout, San Francisco, California

  • 2 oz Rochinha 5-year ‘Single Barrel’ Cachaça
  • 2 lime wedges
  • Fresh juice of ½ lime
  • ½ oz honey syrup
  • Orange spiral twist

Muddle 2 lime wedges with fresh squeezed lime juice and honey syrup. Add Rochinha and stir with ice. Strain into cocktail glass and garnish with an orange spiral twist. Be sure to get some of the zest of the orange twist in the cocktail.

Rio Colada

  • 2 oz Rochinha 5-year “Single Barrel’ Cachaça
  • 3 oz pineapple Juice
  • 1 ½ oz coconut milk (Coco Lopez)
  • 1 cup of ice

Place ingredients into a blender; serve in a wine or hurricane glass. Garnish with a slice of pineapple.

Rio Margarita

  • 2 oz Rochinha 5-year ‘Single Barrel’ Cachaça
  • 1 ½ oz fresh lime juice
  • 1 oz Cointreau

Place ingredients into a shaker with ice, strain into a wine or martini glass. Garnish with a slice of lime.

Royal Floripa

  • 2 oz Armazem Vieira Esmeralda Cachaça
  • 1 oz Chambord
  • 2 oz pineapple juice
  • Juice from ¼ lime
  • Splash of 7up

Place ingredients into a shaker with ice, strain into a wine or martini glass. Garnish with a slice of pineapple.

GRM Margarita

GRM Margarita

  • 2 oz GRM 2-year ‘Small Batch’ Cachaça
  • 1 ½ oz fresh lime juice
  • 1 oz Cointreau

Place ingredients in a shaker with ice, strain into a wine or martini glass. Garnish with a slice of lime.

Royal Bee

  • 2 oz aged artisan Cachaça (Armazem Vieira, Rochinha, GRM)
  • 1 oz passion fruit juice
  • 1 oz orange juice
  • 1 tsp honey

Add ice, shake or blend and buzzzzzzzz.

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