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Cachaça- Looking for those in the know

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I'm looking for domestically available cachaça to drink neat and good cocktail ideas (besides the typical caipirinha). So far I've played around with Ypioca and Leblon, but I need some advice as to what better ones are out there! What are you favorites and what are the new trends out there for cachaça cocktails? Thanks!

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  1. There was a lot of good information in this thread: http://chowhound.chow.com/topics/577798

    For readily available cachaca for cocktails, I really like Seleta and it comes highly rated by a few sources including Playboy Magazine and my friend in Brazil who makes his own personal use cachaca. Seleta has a great price point around here of $17/liter.

    For neat, GRM and Rochinha are great but pricey. You can read my tasting notes:
    http://cocktailvirgin.blogspot.com/20...