How To Make A Pisco Sour

While both Chile and Peru claim a deep attachment to the Pisco Sour, it is clear that this delicious drink was first invented in the 1920s in Lima Peru — ironically by an American bartender. For those who have never had a Pisco Sour, it’s time to get acquainted. The drink holds a spot on the list of the world’s 50 most popular cocktails. Now, read more about the other 49.

Pisco Sour Ingredients

  • 2 oz Pisco
  • 1 oz Lime
  • 3/4 oz Gum Arabic syrup, can be substituted with Simple Syrup
  • 1 egg white (optional)

Pisco Sour Directions

  1. Combine all ingredients in shaker tin.
  2. Add a few chips of ice.
  3. Shake until ice chips are dissolved.
  4. Fill tin with ice.
  5. Shake vigorously, until tin is frosted over.
  6. Strain into chilled cocktail glass
  7. Garnish with Angostura Bitters and enjoy.

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Yield: 1 Cocktail
Calories: 202
Updated: 2024-05-30

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