Pisco Sour Recipe

Pisco Sour
Difficulty: Easy | Total Time: | Makes: 1 drink

Pisco is a very unusual tasting grape brandy made from the muscat grape in Peru and Chile. The Pisco Sour is the leading cocktail in both countries, and like the Bloody Mary in this country, everyone thinks his or her recipe is the best, including me.

This recipe was featured as part of our Academy Awards Best Picture cocktail pairings.

  • 1 1/2 ounces pisco
  • 3/4 ounce fresh lemon juice
  • 1 ounce Rich Simple Syrup
  • 1 small egg white
  • Several drops of angostura bitters
Shake all the ingredients with ice and strain into a small cocktail glass. Garnish with several drops of angostura bitters on top of the foam.

This recipe, while from a trusted source, may not have been tested by the CHOW food team.