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A great, tart lemon juice and pisco in this Pisco Sour Cocktail!
For this post we are going to go back to the classics with the Pisco Sour Cocktail. Reputed to have been invented in Lima, Peru back in the 1920’s, the Pisco Sour is the national drink of both Chile and Peru and sometimes a major source of dispute between the two countries as both claim their version is the correct one!
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Pisco and Lemon
Pisco is a clear brandy made in Chile and Peru by distilling wine into a spirit. For this drink we used a Peruvian Pisco, which is the most common style of pisco found in the United States, is made exclusively in copper pot stills. Aged for a minimum of 3 months, Peruvian pisco enters is bottled at its full distillation strength and is never diluted, giving it a very distinctive flavor. We decided to make a classic Pisco cocktail, so we decided on the Pisco Sour which is egg white, Pisco and lemon juice.
What Ingredients are Needed for the Pisco Sour?
- Simple Syrup
- Lemon Juice
- Egg White
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What Type of Alcohol is Pisco?
It is a colorless or yellow/amber colored brandy. Pisco is from Peru and Chile and is fermented grape juice. It is bottled after aging with no additives or dilution. The fermented wine is then distilled.
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A classic cocktail, topped with a lovely froth in this pisco sour recipe.
- 1 1/2 oz Pisco
- 1/2 oz freshly squeezed lemon juice
- 1 egg white
- 1/2 oz simple syrup
Do a dry shake in a shaker with all ingredients.
Add ice, then shake to add the foam to the drink.
Pour into a cocktail glass or a rocks glass.
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Amount Per Serving: Calories: 230 Total Fat: 6.6g Saturated Fat: 4g Trans Fat: 0g Unsaturated Fat: 0g Cholesterol: 0mg Sodium: 46mg Carbohydrates: 24.9g Fiber: 0.1g Sugar: 10.5g Protein: 3.7g
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