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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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Bright and sunny.

Mai Tai Samba - Espirito XVI Cachaca Dourado pineapple lemon orange cherry cocktail

MAI TAI SAMBA

1 ½ oz. Espirito XVI Dourado
½ oz. Amaretto Liqueur
½ oz. Orange Liqueur
1 oz. Fresh Sweet & Sour
1 oz. Pineapple Juice

  • Add ingredients to ice filled cocktail mixer and shake 8-10 Seconds.  
  • Pour contents into highball glass and garnish with orange wedge or pineapple slice & cherry.

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Mojito Rio - Espirito XVI Cachaca lime lemon mint soda splash muddle cocktail

Mojito RIO

1 ½ oz. Espirito XVI Clássico
¾ oz. Fresh Lime Juice
¾ oz. Simple Syrup
6-8 Mint Leaves
Club or Lemon-Lime Soda Float

  • Add non-carbonated ingredients into mixing vessel and shake for 8-10 seconds.
  • Pour contents into Collins glass, top with soda and garnish with mint.

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Blanka Lemonade - Espirito XVI Cachaca pineapple lime lemon cocktail

BlaNKA LEMONADE

1 ½ oz. Espirito XVI Clássico
¾ oz. Melon Liqueur
½ Fill Pineapple Juice
½ Fill Lemonade

  • Add ingredients to ice filled mixing vessel and shake.
  • Pour contents into highball glass and garnish with lemon or lime wedge.

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Angels Trumpet - Espirito XVI Cachaca lemon mint ginger beer sweet simple sour lemonade cocktail

ANGEL'S TRUMPET

1 ½ oz. Espirito XVI Clássico
½ oz. Elderflower Liqueur
½ oz. Lime Juice
½ Fill Lemonade
½ Fill Ginger Beer

  • Add non-carbonated ingredients to cocktail mixer and shake 8-10 seconds.  
  • Pour contents into highball glass, top with ginger beer and garnish with lime wedge and mint.

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Rio Bae Breeze - Espirito XVI Cachaca pineapple lime lemon cranberry orange cocktail

RIO BREEZE

1 ½ oz. Espirito XVI Clássico
½ Fill Cranberry Juice
½ Fill Pineapple Juice

  • Add ingredients to ice filled rocks glass, stir and garnish with orange slice and lime wedge.  

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Gilded Azedo Daiquiri - Espirito XVI Cachaca Dourado lime sweet simple cocktail

AZEDO

1 ½ oz. Espirito XVI Dourado
½ oz. Lime Juice
2 ½ oz. Fresh Sweet & Sour

  • Add ingredients to ice filled mixing vessel and shake.
  • Pour contents into highball glass and garnish with lime wheel.

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