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Novo Fogo Silver Cachaça

October 19, 2011
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Cachaça isn’t something that gets a lot of regular coverage around here. Some might say that that’s because cachaça isn’t rum, but I say that it’s because I’m lazy and indecisive when it comes to choosing which of the roughly 200 rums and cachaças I have at home to review. Novo Fogo is a relative […]

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Caipirinha

August 15, 2011
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It’s the national drink of Brazil, made with their national spirit, and it’s internationally awesome. Caipirinha 2 oz Cachaça 2 tsp Sugar Slices of 1 lime Combine all in a glass and muddle limes thoroughly. Add ice and stir (optionally toss in a shaker). What do you do when you have a sugarcane based spirit? […]

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Rum 101: Six Summer Cocktails

August 6, 2009

Rum 101 is a continuing series of posts on rum and rum cocktails Beating the summer heat is one of the top priorities for any person living outside of the Arctic Circle when the sun begins its months-long crusade to bake every person on the face of the planet.  While we’re half-way through summer here […]

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Mixology Monday: Ginger – The Drink

June 16, 2009

Mixology Monday stares me down in the face again, and this month I’ve foolishly agreed to be the host of our monthly cocktail party.  I figured I’d throw out a drink submission of my own, however, before my own deadline expired and I was forced to break my own rules. This month’s Mixology Monday theme, […]

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