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Pisco Sour

Chill rocks glass. Dry shake Pisco, lemon juice, syrup, and egg white with no ice to incorporate the egg white. Add ice and shake vigorously. Strain into glass. Top with 5-7 drops of bitters. Swirl the bitters in the foam with a straw.

Prep Time 2 minutes
Servings 1
Category Sour
Tags Classic, Elegant, South of the Border
Proof 30.2
Strength 1.3 standard drinks
Glass Old Fashioned or Rocks Glass
Temp Cold

This is the classic 3:1:1 recipe which works with 1:1 strength simple syrup. If you are using a 2:1 syrup, cut back to a scant 1/2 oz. As always, shake long and hard to fully break up the egg white and to create a lucious foam. You can use a Champagne coupe or other up glass to serve a Pisco Sour as well. Just make sure to chill the glass. Peru and Chile consider the Pisco Sour their national drink.

Rating (Liquor & Drink)


Beefeater gin, Stolichnaya vodka and Cocchi Americano. 7/19/2011

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