Tag Archives: Cachaca

Sapucaia Real 18 Years

Sapucaia Real 18 Years Cachaca review by the fat rum pirateSapucaia Real 18 Years. Sapucaia is a brand of cachaça from Pindamonhangaba, Sao Paolo state. The Sapucaia brand began way back in 1933 on the Sapucaia and Coruputuba farms. The farms were run by local entrepreneur Cicero da Silva Prado.

“Sapucaia” is a majestic tree found in the Mata Atlantica forest in Brasil. “Real” translates to Royal in English. Sapucaia have a range of cachaca’s – this cachaca’s story began in 2007. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

Magnifica de Faria Tradicional

Magnifica de Faria Tradicional Cachaca rum review by the fat rum pirateMagnifica de Faria Tradicional. At last we have a cachaça which is available in the UK (and in parts of Europe). I first came across this brand and cachaça around 7 to 8 years ago in a chain restaurant here in the UK.

Las Iguanas is the name of said restaurant. The restaurant is a Latin American themed restaurant – with some of their dishes being Brasillian in origin (well you know as Brasillian as a Chicken Tikka Masala is Indian) they serve Cachaca. Their own brand nonetheless Magnifica. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

Casa Buchmann 12 Anos

Casa Buchmann 12 Anos cachaca rum review by the fat rum pirateCasa Buchmann 12 Anos. It’s safe to say that is premium and luxury cachaça. As you have probably already guessed from the photos.

In 2002, Casa Buchmann started their activities. Ageing their cachaça in French oak barrels. Then in 2014 their first batch of 12 year old cachaça – Casa Buchmann 12 Anos was ready. It was bottled in imported luxury bottles from France in 2016. A release of just 1,000 units priced at around R$500 (just under £100). Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

Cachaca Havaninha

Cachaca Havaninha Rum Review by the fat rum pirateCachaca Havaninha – The Saga of Anisio Santiago continues….Is the strap line for this brand of cachaça which hails from Salinas, Minas Gerais state. For those of you that have been following my cachaça reviews the name Anisio Santiago may ring a few bells as he was mentioned in an earlier review. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

Cachaca Bandarra

Cachaca Bandarra Rum Review by the fat rum pirateCachaca Bandarra Salinas MG Brasil as the front label proclaims. The Salinas MG part relates to the city of Salinas in Minas Gerais State in South Eastern Brasil. Salinas an Minas Gerais are as synonymous the good cachaça as Jamaica and Barbados are with good rum.

So it is no surprise the Cachaca Bandarra note where their cachaça is from prominently. The journey of Cachaca Bandarra began in 1997 when entrepreneur Elber Sales, read a report where the Brasillian government where offering financial incentives for those willing to produce and export Cachaca outside of Brasil. The idea was to make Cachaca as internationally recognised as Mexico’s Tequila. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

BemBom do Brasil Cachaca

BemBom do Brasil Cachaca rum review by the fat rum pirateBemBom do Brasil is a cachaça aimed at the European market. I first came across it at a Rum Festival in Bristol, not Brasil back towards the end of 2017. I have since seen it at other rum festivals around the UK.

It is marketed as “Brazilian Rum” and cachaça at the same time by the company that market it. It has its own website. BemBom is distributed in the UK by Indie Brands, who have a very eclectic range of spirits and drinks, from all around the world. I would imagine traditionalists will not be keen on BemBom, being marketed as “Brazilian Rum”. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

Cachaca de Alambique Sucuri 2 Anos

Cachaca de Alambique Sucuri 2 Anos Rum Review by the fat rum pirateCachaca de Alambique Sucuri 2 Anos. Sucuri is the common name used in Brasil for an Anaconda. As a result, Cachaca Sucuri is produced at the intriguingly named, Anaconda Ranch in Vilhena, Rondonia.

The beginnings of cachaca production started at the ranch in 1999. when Joao Zanin moved his family there. Inspired by his father, who had also produced cachaça, as part of a self sustainability lifestyle. In 2000 Cachaca de Alambique Sucuri was born and began to be sold and marketed in the surrounding state. Read more to see the fatrumpirate rating

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