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Chicha, carato, tizana. Remember these names: you'll be toasting with them during your stay in Venezuela.

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Typical Drinks

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There are libations which cross all age groups and social classes, such as rum and a thick, non-alcoholic beverage of precolumbian origin called chicha, made from rice and cowsmilk, drunk very cold (in fact, with crushed ice). Another drink present at all Caracas parties is chichero, commonly sold by street vendors. One which is typical and nutritious is carato, made from chunks of the tuber cassava plus spices and fruit pulp. Another very fruity tipple is tizana, a kind of sangria in which wine is substituted by orange juice and grenadine.



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