Caipirinha is Brazil’s National Drink made with Cachaça (sugar cane alcohol), fresh lime, ice and sugar. Cachaça is Brazil’s most common distilled alcoholic beverage, the alcohol results from the fermentation of sugarcane juice that is afterwards distilled.
The Cachaça came about in 1550. No one knows exactly how but it is certain that the slaves directly influenced the history of Cachaça. Over the years the Cachaça has become a natural drink of Brazilians nowadays and normal Brazilians take slowly shots to savor the taste of this liquor.