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Cachaça has been described as a wild mix between rum and tequila. Great cachaça is infinitely mixable in cocktails; the rich sugarcane notes of Beleza Pura make a deliciously refreshing mojito, a wild martini, and an out-of-this-world cosmo.

These recipes from top mixologists are sure to stir up your next party!

Pomelo Lee

Fresh Pomelo Fruit muddled with Cane Sugar & Peychaud’s
Bitters, shaken with Beleza Pura Cachaça, served on the rocks.

Paulistano Beleza

Fresh Strawberries, Cranberry juice, Beleza Pura® Cachaca with a spicy sugar rim
from Ze Paulo, Buddha Bar, Sao Paulo, Brasil

  • 5 Strawberries, small
  • 1.5 oz Cranberry Juice
  • 2 oz Beleza Pura® Cachaca
  • 2 tsp Sugar

Muddle strawberries with sugar, add cranberry juice and Beleza Pura® - shake and strain into a chilled martini glass that has been dipped (rimmed) into spicy sugar. Garnish with a strawberry slice.

Spicy Sugar - add 1/8 cup (1 small) spicy pepper to 1 pound of sugar - blend (food processor) them together.

Signora Bianca

By Nick Mautone

  • 1 ½ ounces Beleza Pura® Cachaca
  • 1 ounce Cointreau
  • 1 Ounce orange juice
  • 1 Wedge of Lemon
  • Dash of Orange Bitters
  • Garnish: Mint leaves
  • Glassware: Martini

In a cocktail shaker filled with ice add all ingredients, squeeze the lemon and drop it in. Shake vigorously and strain into martini glass. Garnish.

Trina Larita

By Nick Mautone

  • 1.5 ounces Beleza Pura® Cachaca
  • 1 Ounce Cointreau
  • ½ Teaspoon Sugar
  • 4 lemon wedge for muddling
  • 4 sprigs cilantro
  • Garnish: Pinch of Chili powder (optional)
  • Glassware: Rocks Glass

In the bottom of a cocktail shaker place the sugar and cilantro, muddle well add the lemon and muddle until juice is extracted. Add cachaca, Cointreau and ice. Shake vigorously until the outside of the shaker is frosted and beaded with sweat. Pour into rocks glass, ice lemon and all.

Sprinkle chili powder on top.

The Golden Era

Beleza Pura® Cachaça with Punt e Mes, Luxardo maraschino, and a dash of orange and peach bitters

By Duggan McDonnell of Cantina Bebidas, San Francisco, an artist/barman extraordinaire and great guy.

Per cocktail:

  • 1.5 oz Beleza Pura® Cachaça
  • 0.5 oz Punt e Mes, an Italian Digestivo
  • 0.5 oz Luxardo Maraschino Liqueur
  • 1 dash Fee’s Orange Bitters
  • 1 dash Fee’s Peach Bitters

Stir with ice, strain and serve up - garnish with lemon twist.

Negriño

Beleza Pura® Cachaça with Campari and Veloce liquer

By Ryan Fitzgerald of San Francisco’s Brick Restaurant and Bourbon & Branch, a cocktail professional and great guy.

Per cocktail:

  • 1.5 oz Beleza Pura® Cachaça
  • 0.5 oz Campari
  • 0.5 oz Veloce Liqueur

Stir with ice, strain and serve up - garnish with orange twist (could be flamed).

Floridiño

(Hemingway Daquiri Twisted)
Beleza Pura® Cachaça with Qi White Liquer, lemon juice and agave nectar

By Ryan Fitzgerald of San Francisco’s Brick Restaurant and Bourbon & Branch, a cocktail professional and great guy.

Per cocktail:

  • 1.5 oz Beleza Pura® Cachaça
  • 0.5 oz Fresh Ruby Red Grapefruit Juice
  • 0.5 oz Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 0.5 oz Luxardo Maraschino Liqueur
  • 0.75 oz Agave Nectar

Shake with ice, strain and serve up.

Asian Beauty

Beleza Pura® Cachaça with five-spice syrup, green tea, fresh lemon juice and a dash of orange bitters

By Olie Berlic for Project By Project

Per cocktail:

  • 2oz Beleza Pura® Cachaça
  • 1oz Five Spice Syrup
  • 1oz Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 1oz Green Tea (unsweetened)
  • 1 dash Gary Regan’s Orange Bitters

Shake it up with ice (dilution 15%) - serve on the rocks - garnish with edible Orchid.

Five Spice Simple Syrup (party service proportions)

  • 1 five pound bag of sugar
  • 10 cups water
  • 5 tsp Five Spice Powder
  • 3 sticks cinnamon
  • 7 pcs Star Anise
  • 7 pcs whole clove

Add sugar to water - bring to light boil - add remaining ingredients - allow to gently simmer for 30 minutes - set aside and let cool - then bottle it up…

Raspberry Cardoman Batida

Beleza Pura® Cachaça with raspberry puree, cardoman syrup and fresh lemon juice

By Stan Fivekiller of Palomino Restaurant in Greenwich, CT
Per cocktail:

  • 2 oz Beleza Pura® Cachaça
  • 0.5 oz Raspberry Puree
  • 0.5 oz Cardoman infused syrup
  • 0.5 oz Fresh Lemon Juice

Stir with ice, strain and serve up - garnish with lemon twist.

Cardoman Simple Syrup

  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup cardoman seeds

Make the simple syrup by heating, in a pan, 1 cup sugar to 1 cup of water. Take a cookie sheet and place 1 cup of cardoman seeds in a pre-heated oven at 350 degrees for 5-7 minutes (this opens the shells). Add seeds to simmering simple syrup for 5-7 minutes. Strain the seeds out and let cool - then bottle it up…

Milk of Millenia

By Duggan McDonnell, Cantina, San Francisco

  • 1.5 oz VeeV
  • 1.0 oz Beleza Pura® Cachaca
  • crushed mint
  • ginger
  • lemon
  • agave nectar
  • ginseng drizzle

Muddle the mint and ginger then combine 1.5 oz VeeV, 1.0 Beleza Pura® Cachaca, the juice of ½ a lemon, a touch of agave nectar and ice in a cocktail shaker and shake. Strain into cocktail glass, and squeeze an orange peel over the drink. Next, make a reverse ‘boat’ with the peel, drop in pith side up, and squeeze a few drops of ginseng into the boat.

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