cachaça

noun
ca·cha·ça | \kə-ˈshä-sə \

Definition of cachaça 

: a Brazilian liquor distilled from sugarcane

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My Sisters Are Queens (cachaca, lime, rosemary, absinthe) from Jacyara de Oliveira of El Che bar and La Sirena Clandestina on March 25. Sadé Carpenter, RedEye Chicago, "Celebrate Women’s History Month with theater, cocktails and more events in Chicago," 8 Mar. 2018 This cocktail combines cachaca with blueberry, ginger, demerara, lime and activated charcoal. Shelbie Lynn Bostedt, RedEye Chicago, "Drink your way to health with these 'nutritious' cocktails," 8 June 2017 De Oliveira, a former Speed Rack cocktail contest winner, is mixing up a concoction dubbed All My Sisters Are Queens, made with Leblon cachaca, vermouth blanc, lime, rosemary, absinthe and Fever Tree tonic. 7-9 p.m. Joseph Hernandez, chicagotribune.com, "Good Food Expo, Fernet pop-up, free hot dogs and more to eat, drink, do this weekend," 22 Mar. 2018 There are plenty to call out, from the Hug A Wild Cat (cachaca, pisco, El Jimador Blanco with gooseberry jam and kumquat) to the Cocktail à la Louisiane (Johnny Walker Gold Reserve, oat husk infusion, absinthe and that voodoo smoke again). Condé Nast Traveler, "The Nightjar," 25 Aug. 2017 There are plenty to call out, from the Hug A Wild Cat (cachaca, pisco, El Jimador Blanco with gooseberry jam and kumquat) to the Cocktail à la Louisiane (Johnny Walker Gold Reserve, oat husk infusion, absinthe and that voodoo smoke again). Condé Nast Traveler, "The Nightjar," 25 Aug. 2017 There are plenty to call out, from the Hug A Wild Cat (cachaca, pisco, El Jimador Blanco with gooseberry jam and kumquat) to the Cocktail à la Louisiane (Johnny Walker Gold Reserve, oat husk infusion, absinthe and that voodoo smoke again). Condé Nast Traveler, "The Nightjar," 7 Apr. 2017

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First Known Use of cachaça

1821, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for cachaça

Brazilian Portuguese

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