Avuá Cachaça

Small batch, single-origin sugarcane spirits from Brazil for the perfect Caipirinha and more

Cachaça—the national spirit of Brazil, made from distilled sugarcane juice—has a curious reputation outside of its home country. Often misclassified as a rum, the spirit is best known as the base ingredient in Brazil’s trademark simple yet satisfying Caipirinha—a no-nonsense libation composed of cachaça, brown sugar and lime. Now the craft small-batch cachaça that is commonplace in Brazil is venturing north of the equator. The …