The world has started taking deep breaths again now that a certain quadrennial international sporting competition involving a black-and-white ball has come to a close.
During the fraught festivities, the word on everyone’s lips has been “cachaça,” that fine Brazilian spirit made from sugar cane. Well, Cachaça 51 would like to remind you that just because the tournament has wrapped, that’s no reason to stop drinking cachaça. The sun is out, summer is in full swing, nature is out in force, and there’s nothing that goes with the hottest months of the year quite like a well-made cachaça cocktail.
Need proof? How about a twist on the Margarita that breathes fresh life into the hot-weather staple? Or perhaps you need an update to your go-to Bloody Mary that’s so boring it makes you want to skip your al fresco brunch and stay in bed. These genius recipes could save your summer. You can thank Cachaça 51 come fall, after you’ve had the best summer ever.
*Special Bloody Sauce
- 1 bar spoon Fleur de salt
- 1 bar spoon Celery salt
- Cracked black pepper to taste
- .5 oz Tabasco sauce
- 3.3 oz Worcestershire sauce
- 1.6 oz Pinoit Grigio
- 3.3 oz Lemon juice
- 7 Basil leaves
In a mixing glass, muddle the basil leaves. Add remaining ingredients and stir to combine. Let the mixture sit for one hour and then strain liquid into a fresh container.