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Canned Beer for Beer Snobs: The 6 Best Craft Brews to Crack

Canned Beer for Beer Snobs: The 6 Best Craft Brews to Crack

BEYOND BEER // Other Canned Beverages For Your Cooler. By William Bostwick | May 3, 2017 Novo Fogo Caipirinha What they’d stock in paradise’s soda machines—a sweet, sour, sublime take on Brazil’s national drink. Canned Beer for Beer Snobs: The 6 Best Craft Brews to...

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12 Innovative Products At WSWA 2017

12 Innovative Products At WSWA 2017

April 24, 2017 | By Kyle Swartz The annual Wine & Spirits Wholesalers of American conference gives opportunity for producers to show their lineups and innovations to wholesalers and distributors. Walking around the exhibition halls on day 2 of the WSWA2017, here...

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Six Spirits to Help Toast the Planet’s Health

Six Spirits to Help Toast the Planet’s Health

Sustainable operations honor the close link between agriculture and distillation BY LESLEY JACOBS SOLMONSON | APR 18 2017 NOVO FOGO's zero-waste distillery is nestled into the slope of a hill in Brazil's UNESCO-designated Atlantic Forest. There, liquids flow with...

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5 New Springtime Cocktails to Try

5 New Springtime Cocktails to Try

By Clint Lanier and Derek Hembree | April 5, 2017 As the days get warmer and the sun sets later, most everyone we know will start having their friends over for early evening spring cocktail parties. For us, spring time means cleaning off the grill and spending our...

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Local and Inventive Shot-and-a-Beer Pairings

Local and Inventive Shot-and-a-Beer Pairings

No Anchor’s Chris Elford pairing Novo Fogo Chameleon cachaça and Duchesse de Bourgogne sour ale. BY: AJ RATHBUN | March 30, 2017 Novo Fogo Chameleon Cachaça and Duchesse de Bourgogne Sour Ale, No Anchor: It’s not a surprise that this still-new (but already beloved)...

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Warm Cocktails for Chilly Nights

Warm Cocktails for Chilly Nights

by Brad Japhe | photo by Will Ray | March 11, 2017 Back before the days of industrial refrigeration–and ice machines–it was actually far more common to order a heated cocktail from your local barkeep than a chilled one. Today, warmed tipples are generally limited to...

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25 Spring Cocktails to Make for Easter

25 Spring Cocktails to Make for Easter

by Lauren Hubbard | February 5, 2017 Easter sips don't end with lemonade and iced tea. Pull your palate out of hibernation with bright florals, zippy fruits, and fresh veggies in these unexpectedly cool cocktails. SUN RA Ingredients 1.5 oz Novo Fogo Silver .5...

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Drink DuJour: Quentão

Drink DuJour: Quentão

Curious about cachaça? Try it at a Portland saloon Written by Rachel Wallace To Americans, a hot cocktail might mean apple cider spiked with rum or a toddy with bourbon or scotch. In Brazil, however, cachaça reigns supreme in pretty much every style of cocktail. The...

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Healthy Drinking Tips for the New Year

Healthy Drinking Tips for the New Year

    It may sound like an oxymoron, but there is such a thing. Bartenders share low sugar/low ABV cocktail recipes and other advice for a healthy start to the year. Andy Smith | January 2, 2017 Own it. In 2017, you’re probably not going to eliminate all...

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These 3 Cocktails Are Thanksgiving In a Glass

These 3 Cocktails Are Thanksgiving In a Glass

Pamela Wiznitzer of the New York City cocktail bar Seamstress NY sweetens things up with three kicky recipes. November 2016 Cranberry Fiesta In a cocktail shaker, put 1½ ounces tequila, ¾ ounce cranberry juice, ½ ounce lemon juice, and ½ ounce simple syrup and shake...

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Four Aged Cachaças Perfect For Bourbon Lovers

Four Aged Cachaças Perfect For Bourbon Lovers

By Graham Averill | August 18, 2016 Brazil is responsible for a good number of cultural contributions to the world (see: Brazilian-cut bikinis), but maybe the greatest is cachaça, a rum-like spirit made from pure sugarcane. Until recently, 99% of cachaça has been...

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BRINGING SUSTAINABILITY TO THE CACHAÇA CONVERSATION

BRINGING SUSTAINABILITY TO THE CACHAÇA CONVERSATION

A layer of mist hovers above the grounds at Novo Fogo. BY MARK STOCK | PHOTOS COURTESY OF NOVO FOGO | AUGUST 11, 2016 Long known to the wider world as “Brazilian rum,” the sugarcane-based spirit called cachaça is enjoying a moment in the sun. But like rum, cachaça’s...

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Get into the Olympic Spirit with These Five Aged Cachaças

Get into the Olympic Spirit with These Five Aged Cachaças

Brazil’s national spirit, best known as the base for caipirinhas, can make a great sipping spirit too… BY TONY SACHS | July 16, 2016 Most people hear the word cachaça and immediately think of caipirinhas. After all, it’s the only way most Americans have ever tried...

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Here’s How to Make the Perfect Caipirinha

Here’s How to Make the Perfect Caipirinha

AKA Brazil's national cocktail, just in time for the Olympic Games. by SAMANTHA LEAL | JUN 16, 2016 You can't think of South American cocktails and *not* think of the caipirinha. The lime-y, refreshing drink is a mainstay in Brazil—and is even the national cocktail....

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Cachaça: Beyond a One-Note Samba

Cachaça: Beyond a One-Note Samba

By ROBERT SIMONSON | JULY 10, 2012 THE short history of cachaça consciousness in the United States goes something like this: The new millennium strikes. Americans discover the caipirinha and like it. (Easy.) Americans learn how to pronounce caipirinha. (A little...

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