Cachaca 51 1 Liter
Cachaca 51 is an unaged white cachaça. Made from top quality cane varieties in Brazil’s plantation heartland. It is the biggest selling brand of its type in the world (as of 2013), and indeed second best selling of all world spirits. This makes an excellent Caipirinha.
Cachaca 51, made from one of the finest cane harvests in Brazil, is probably one of the most popular cachacas in the world. Ideally used in cocktails, especially Caipirinhas – mix fresh lime wedges, sugar, ice and Cachaca 51.
The most popular distilled alcoholic beverage in Brazil. Distilled from fermented sugarcane juice (also called garapa). Since, 1543, when the process was developed near the port of Santos, Sao Paulo.
Pirassununga Cachaca is Brazil’s potent cachaca liquor distilled from fermented sugar-cane juice (While rum is distilled from molasses, cachaca is distilled directly from the juice of the unrefined sugar cane.) Prior to distillation the juice ferments in a wood or copper container for three weeks and is then boiled down three times to a concentrate.
Cachaca is always distilled in such a way that the scent of sugar cane and inimitable flavor typical of rum are retained. Sold throughout this vast nation of 160 million people, from corner markets in Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro to the farthest fringes of the Amazon.
Cachaca is one of the worlds best selling spirits, not as well known in the United States. It is produced with the fermantation and then distillation of sugar cane juice.
Cachaca is the world’s second highest selling spirit and Cachaca 51 is Brazil’s leading Cachaca brand.The ‘Cool Spirit’, cachaca is the base of the world-famous Caipirinha cocktail.