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How to make a pisco sour

This bright and refreshing cocktail is easy to make yourself—just make sure to bring your own shaker

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Elizabeth Atkinson
How to make a perfect pisco sour

Learn how to make a perfect pisco sour with Julia Momose from GreenRiver Chicago.

Posted by Time Out United States on Wednesday, March 23, 2016

This South American cocktail has made its way to the US. It's made with the South American liquor pisco—a brandy made by distilling grape wine—citrus, a sweetener and an egg white. While its origins are a little muddled, whether by way of Peru or Chile, the cocktail makes for a refreshing drink with a bit of body from the egg white. While the egg white may scare you at home, no need to fret, just make sure you give it a good shake.

Pisco sour recipe:

1 egg white
.75 oz fresh lime juice
.75 oz simple syrup
2 oz pisco

Combine ingredients and shake vigorously
Shake with three large cubes of ice
Strain into coupe
Garnish with Angostura bitters or Amargo Chuncho

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