7 to Try: Cachaça Cocktails

The Caipirinha (and its endless variety of riffs) and the Batida paved a path for cachaça to take root in American bars, but increasingly, bartenders are tapping into the spirit’s versatility to elevate cachaça cocktails even more. Here are a few that have recently caught our attention.

Beg Your Pardon Swizzle
This summery swizzle gets a peppery perk thanks to a splash of jalapeño-infused green Chartreuse.

Brazilian Vesper
The Vesper takes a trip to South America.

Caldo De Caña From Blacktail
A super-refreshing summer sipper.

Confederados
A tangy watermelon shrub helps to brighten up this cachaça-fueled cooler.

Fog Over Rio
Lemons and tea syrup give the Brazilian classic a new twist.

Por do Sol Cachaça Negroni
This Negroni-inspired recipe’s name means “sunset” in Portuguese.

Sylvain’s Rat Race
Rosemary syrup anchors this easy-to-make highball.


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