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Espirito XVI Cachaça transforms your cocktail catalog unlike any other spirit. Scroll down or simply select "Classics" or "Seasonal" to get started.

These classic cachaça cocktails are an excellent choice all year round.

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XVI Caipirinha

2 oz. Espirito XVI Clássico
¼ Fresh Lime
1 oz. Simple Syrup

  • Add lime & simple syrup to rocks glass then muddle.
  • Add ice & Espirito XVI Clássico; stir thoroughly.  
  • Garnish with fresh lime wheel.

Alternate:  Add all ingredients to ice filled cocktail shaker, vigorously shake for 15 seconds & pour into rocks glass.

•º• The Caipirinha is the National Cocktail of Brazil.

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Vela

2 oz. Espirito XVI Clássico
1 oz. Orange Juice
2 Lemon Wedges
3 Jalapeño Slices
(reserve one for garnish)
1 oz. Simple Syrup

  • Add orange, lemon, jalapeño & simple syrup to rocks glass, then muddle.
  • Add ice & Espirito XVI Clássico, then stir thoroughly.
  • Garnish with jalapeño slice or fresh orange wheel.

Alternate:  Add all ingredients to ice filled cocktail shaker, vigorously shake for 15 seconds & pour into rocks glass.

•º• "Vela" is Portuguese for "Candle." 

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Headless Mule - Espirito XVI Cachaca brazilian moscow mule mint ginger beer lime cocktail

Headless Mule

1 ½ oz. Espirito XVI Clássico
½ oz. Lime Juice
Ginger Beer

(Optional) 1-2 Jalapeño Slices
(Optional) 3 Drops of Barrel Aged Zulu Bitters

  • Add non-carbonated ingredients to cocktail mixer and shake 8-10 Seconds.  
  • Pour ingredients into copper mug or rocks glass & top with ginger beer.
  • Garnish with lime zest and freshly popped mint.  

Tip: If not using shaker, muddle jalapeños in glass for full flavor experience. 

•º• In Brazilian folklore, the Headless Mule is the ghost of a woman -cursed for her sins- condemned to turn into a fire-spewing headless mule, galloping through the countryside from Thursday's sundown to Friday's sunrise.

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Strawberry Batida - Espirito XVI Cachaca raspberry shake cocktail

Batida  

2 oz. Espirito XVI Clássico
½ cup of fruit of your choice
(we recommend strawberry or raspberry) 
½ oz. Simple Syrup
2 ½ oz. Vanilla Almond Milk
(or Cream)

  • Add fruit & simple syrup to cocktail mixer then muddle.
  • Add Espirito XVI Clássico, vanilla almond milk and crushed ice; shake 10-15 seconds.
  • Pour contents into rocks glass & garnish with fruit.  

Alternate:  Add all ingredients to ice filled cocktail shaker, vigorously shake for 15 seconds & pour into rocks glass.

•º• "Batida" is Portuguese for "Crash."

So Fresh and So Green - Espirito XVI Cachaca cucumber lime basil jalapeno cocktail

So Fresh & So Green

2 oz. Espirito XVI Clássico
¼ Fresh Lime
2 Cucumber Slices
2 Basil Leaves
1 Fresh Jalapeño Slice
1 oz. Simple Syrup

  • Add all ingredients except cachaça to cocktail shaker & muddle.
  • Add ice & Espirito XVI Clássico, then shake 10-15 seconds.
  • Pour contents into highball glass & garnish with cucumber and/or fresh jalapeño slice. 

Alternate:  Add all ingredients to ice filled cocktail shaker, vigorously shake for 15 seconds & pour into highball glass.

•º• Loves who you are & loves who you ain't.

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Amazonia Brazilian Mimosa - Espirito XVI Cachaca champagne lime cocktail

Amazonia - The Brazilian Mimosa

1 oz. Espirito XVI Clássico
3 oz. Champagne
1 oz. Apple Juice

Squeeze of Fresh Lime
(Optional) ½ oz. Simple Syrup

  • Add Espirito XVI Clássico, apple juice & simple syrup to ice filled cocktail mixer; shake 8-10 seconds  
  • Strain into champagne flute and top with champagne. 
  • Add squeeze of fresh lime & garnish with apple slice and/or lime wedge.

Optional: Espirito XVI Dourado can be substituted for Espirito XVI Clássico.

•º• Brunch may not be as common in Brazil, but no one will bat an eye if you order breakfast and a cocktail at noon.

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Caipifruta - Espirito XVI Cachaca mason jar caipirinha grapefruit orange lime blackberry rosemary cocktail

Caipifruta

2 oz. Espirito XVI Clássico
½ Cup Fruit of Choice

1 Lime Wedge
½ oz. Simple Syrup

  • Add fruit, lime & simple syrup to mason jar then muddle.
  • Add ice & Espirito XVI Clássico, secure lid & shake vigorously.
  • Remove lid, garnish with fruit slice(s) & serve.
  • Optional: Add splash of selected fruit juices to enhance cocktails flavors.

Alternate:  Add all ingredients to ice filled cocktail shaker, vigorously shake for 15 seconds & pour into rocks glass.

•º• Arguably the the most bio-diverse country in the world, Brazil is home to a wide variety of exotic fruits (and endless Caipifruta combinations).

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Brazilian Bloody Mary - Espirito XVI Cachaca bloody mary spicy cocktail

Bloody Brazilian

2 oz. Espirito XVI Clássico or Dourado
4 Dashes of Chili Tabasco Sauce
4 Dashes of Black Pepper
2 Dashes of Celery Salt
¼ oz. Worcestershire Sauce
3 oz. Tomato Juice
Squeeze of Lime

  • Rim collins glass with chili salt or cayenne pepper.
  • Add Ingredients into cocktail mixer and shake 8-10 seconds.  
  • Pour contents into collins glass rimmed with chili salt or cayenne pepper. 
  • Garnish with celery stalk, green olives, pickled okra and skewer of churrascaria (aka Brazilian barbecue).

•º• Brazilians will often add cachaça to their homemade hot sauces.

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Canary Diamond - Espirito XVI Cachaca pineapple ginger beer lemon aged cocktail

Canary Diamond

2 oz. Espirito XVI Dourado
1 oz. Pineapple Juice
Ginger Beer
Lemon Wedge

  • Add Espirito XVI Dourado & pineapple juice to to ice filled rocks glass.
  • Squeeze lemon & stir thoroughly.
  • Top with ginger beer & garnish with lemon wedge/mint.

Alternate:  Add all non-carbonated ingredients to ice filled cocktail shaker, vigorously shake for 15 seconds & pour into rocks glass. Top with ginger beer & garnish with lemon/mint.

•º• The yellow diamond on the Brazilian flag represents the country's vast gold reserves. 

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Get in the mood.

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ANTIQUADO

2 oz. Espirito XVI Cavaleiro
½ oz. Maple or Simple Syrup
2 Maraschino Cherries
1 Orange Slice

3 Dashes Angostura Bitters
Pineapple Juice or Apple Cider

  • Add fruit & syrup to rocks glass, then muddle.  
  • Add ice, Espirito XVI Cavaleiro & bitters, then stir thoroughly.
  • Finish with splash of pineapple or cider & garnish with fresh orange zest.

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PUMPKIN BATIDA

1 ½ oz. Espirito XVI Dourado
1 oz. Pumpkin Pureé or Syrup
2-3 oz. Vanilla Almond Milk or Cream

  • Add ingredients into cocktail shaker & shake for 8-10 seconds.
  • Pour contents into lowball or mug and optionally garnish with whipped cream & clove.

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GAUCHO MULE

1 ½ oz. Espirito XVI Cavaleiro
½ oz. Lime Juice
2-3 Serrano or Jalapeño Slices
Ginger Beer

  • Add non-carbonated ingredients to cocktail mixer and shake 8-10 Seconds.  
  • Pour ingredients into copper mug or rocks glass & top with ginger beer.
  • Garnish with lime zest and freshly popped mint.  
  • Tip: If not using shaker, muddle peppers in glass for full flavor experience. 

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BRAZILIAN WANDERING CIDER

1 ½ oz. Espirito XVI Dourado
½ oz. Dark Amber Maple Syrup
½ oz. Fresh Squeezed Lemon Juice
3 oz. Apple Cider
Saigon Cinnamon

  • Add ingredients to ice filled cocktail mixer and shake 8-10 Seconds.  
  • Pour contents into rocks glass and garnish with lemon zest and freshly grated Saigon Cinnamon.

•º• The Brazilian Wandering Spider is the most venomous spider on earth.

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BAHIA BLACKBERRY

1 ½ oz. Espirito XVI Cavaleiro
1 Teaspoon Blackberry Jam (or 3 Muddled Blackberries)
½ oz. Fresh Squeezed Lemon Juice
1 Fresh Ginger Slice
Ginger Beer

  • Add non-carbonated ingredients to cocktail mixer and shake 8-10 seconds.
  • Pour contents into rocks glass, top with ginger beer and garnish with lemon zest, popped mint and/or fresh blackberry. 

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BEE KEEPER

1 ½ oz. Espirito XVI Dourado
½ oz. Raw Honey
½ oz. Fresh Squeezed Lemon Juice
3 oz. Apple Cider

  • Add ingredients to ice filled cocktail mixer and shake 8-10 seconds.
  • Pour contents into rocks glass and garnish with honey and/or cinnamon coated apple slices.

*Optional - Muddle a slice of jalapeño for a pleasant "sting" that accents the honey.

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