Re: Attitudes to Brazilians

Gregory Alan Bolcer (
Sun, 22 Feb 1998 17:42:24 -0800

> Oh, did I mention liquor? The national distilled spirit is cachaca -
> based on fermented sugar cane. Foul, evil stuff, taken straight.
> Usually made into a mixed drink - capirinha - with crushed ice
> and lemon juice.

Sorry to single this out in your poste...

I have two bottles of this, Ouro y Prata (Gold and Silver). I make
capirinhas sometimes. Hard to drink it straight, but it's been
done. Your post got me in the mood, but one whiff and I put
them back away and went back to writing.