The smooth, fruity, South American spirit pisco is having a moment in the States. If you're new to trying this grape-based liquor, your best introductory bet is the pisco sour, a sipping cocktail that's so crisp and refreshing, it's no wonder both Peru and Chile fight over claims to produce the spirit.

Pisco Sour Recipe

Pisco Sour Recipe


2 ounces pisco
1 ounce fresh lemon juice
1 ounce simple syrup
1 egg white
Angostura bitters, for garnish


  1. Combine pisco, lemon juice, simple syrup, and egg white in an ice-filled shaker.
  2. Shake vigorously, strain, and garnish with a couple dashes of Angostura bitters.
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