Brazilians consume 1.4 billion liters of cachaça a year. The national spirit, made of sugar cane, seems to have seduced the American president in his recent visit to Brazil. But Barack Obama most certainly missed one of the funniest aspects of cachaça culture: the bottle labels. Inspired, campy, erotic or self-deprecating, they are an eloquent portrait of the country’s irreverence.
Here are some examples, divided according their inspiration:
And last but definitely not least
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