The Caipirinha is often referred to as the “Brazilian Mojito,” but if we're passing opinions around, we think this national drink that features a unique sugar cane-based alcohol and lots of lime is more drinkable and refreshing, with just the right bite. According to Esquire, “Cachaça is a Brazilian liquor that usually gets lumped in with rum, but isn't rum ... the important distinction comes down to taste: Cachaça is funky, vegetal and unsubtle.”