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The story behind the spirit of Brazil

(CNN) — Mexico has tequila. Colombia has aguardiente. Cuba has rum. Brazil’s spirit goes by the name of cachaça, a rum-like liquor steeped in history. Unlike much rum, it is not made from molasses but from fresh sugarcane juice that is fermented and distilled.The spirit was first made by slaves who worked in sugarcane mills…

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