Pisco Sour

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Pisco Sour - Pisco Recipe

About The Pisco Sour Cocktail

Both Chile and Peru claim this classic as their own.

Ingredients in the The Pisco Sour Cocktail

1 oz
Fresh lime juice
1
Fresh egg white
Angostura Bitters
 
Garnish: 

How to make The Pisco Sour Cocktail

Add all the ingredients to a shaker and fill with ice.

Shake vigorously and strain into a highball glass or Champagne flute.

Garnish with a lime wheel and 3 gentle drops of Angostura Bitters, which will settle in the foam of the cocktail.

Using a straw, swirl the bitters into a simple design.

Other Information

Watch Liquor.com advisory board member H. Joseph Ehrmann make a proper Pisco Sour in our How to Cocktail video.

Cocktail Profile

Flavor: Sour, Sweet

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  • wilder.gomezramos posted 1 month ago

    • Organization of American States OAS - celebrates Day of the PERUVIAN COCKTAIL PISCO SOUR in his headquarters - apartment in his headquarters - apartment in the city of Washington - USA / 02-02-2012 /


    « OAS — CELEBRATES PISCO SOUR DAY IN WASHINGTON »
    ______________________

    The Organization of American States ( OAS ) celebrated " The Pisco Sour Day " late Friday during a tasting event organized by the Embassy of PERU in the United States and the Permanent Mission of PERU to the OAS.
    In attendance were OAS Secretary General Jose Miguel Insulza; the Permanent Representative of Peru to the OAS, Walter Albán; the Peruvian Ambassador to the United States, Harold Forsyth; the President of the Inter-American Court of Human Rights, Diego Garcia Sayan, among others.

    The celebration was held in the Hall of the Americas of the regional organization, where attendees enjoyed different varieties of Pisco and various ways of preparing the Pisco Sour, PERU's NATIONAL DRINK .


    PISCO SOUR DAY IN WASHINGTON :

    _ ww.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=yyjQLh4E9nc


    LET'S REMEMBER THAT " THE PISCO " IS A CULTURAL HERITAGE OF PERU :

    — ww.youtube.com/watch?v=e0gZC3yEFrs&feature=colike


    « It was a magnificent evening which allowed us to present the benefits of our flagship cocktail before a very select audience,» said Ambassador Forsyth.
    Diplomats, officials of various international organizations based in the U.S. capital, representatives of various U.S. government agencies and members of the U.S. government tasted the increasingly popular Peruvian cocktail.
    « The presence of our pisco has increased this year, and in particular the consumption of pisco sour in major commercial establishments in Washington DC, demonstrating the strength of our national cocktail in the demanding local market,» Forsyth added.
    -


    * HERE CORRECT COCKTAIL PREPARATIONS WHERE IT IS PREPARED ON THE BASIS OF , and PISCO is the PERUVIAN ALCOHOLIC DRINK - SPIRIT , sometimes called also BRANDY.

    — ww.metacafe.com/watch/6523179/pisco_port_n_sour_art_of_the_drink_75/?noFBRedirect=1#_=_

    — ww.youtube.com/watch?v=tdrHJPEX2T0&feature=related

    — ww.youtube.com/watch?v=-R3hwyrPvDs

    -

    — Lima, Feb. 04, 2012 ( ANDINA ).

    WILDER GOMEZ RAMOS // 01-11-2012

  • wilder.gomezramos posted 1 month ago

    • « Exclusive PERUVIAN APPELLATION of ORIGIN of the drink Pisco » !

    PISCO is NOT brandy - Pisco is the Peruvian Grape Eau-de-Vie ( Distilled Peruvian Spirits Wine ) obtained from the distillation of fresh spirits produced by the exclusive fermentation of grape musts (Grape juice), using traditional methods found in producing areas previously acknowledged and declared as such by the National legislation.

    The only Pisco producing Areas are the Coasts of the Departments of Lima, Ica, Arequipa, and Moquegua, and in the valleys of : Locumba, Sama and Caplina in the Department of Tacna , ALL of them located in Peru.

    Several chroniclers—including Guaman Poma de Ayala, Pedro Sarmiento de Gamboa, Martin de Murua, Bernabe Cobo and Pedro Cieza de Leon—provide evidences of the existence of this geographical reference in the early days of the Colony. Their documents also highlight the vine crops and the preparation of wines and eaux-de-vie in the area. Furthermore, Miguel Cabello de Balboa’s “Miscellanea Antarctica” of 1586 expressly mentions the valleys of Ica, Yumay and Pisco when describing the Peruvian southern coast.

    The records of different chroniclers and other historical sources show that the combination of lands propitious for grape growing and the technical culture developed in the valleys of the Peruvian south created the pisco eau-de-vie in the 17th Century.
    In consequence, the history of Pisco is also a chapter on the culture-enriching mixing of races that we all embrace as part of our national identity, within Peru and abroad.

    Since the early days of the Colony, in the coast of Peru there is a valley, a river, a port and a city called “Pisco”.
    The relationship between the pisco and the Peruvian geography and toponymy is, thus, undeniable. Today, the pisco eau-de-vie, Peruvian traditional drink and flagship product, introduces its long lineage and deep roots to the world.

    The name " Pisco " .
    _______________

    The word “ Pisco ” has an UNDENIABLE Peruvian origin, as has been verified through studies made by lexicographers, chroniclers and historians. It is a Pre-Hispanic ( Quechua ) word meaning “ bird ”. (Juan de Arona, pseudonym of Pedro Paz Soldan y Unanue. Diccionario de Peruanismos [ Dictionary of Peruvianisms ], Volume II, Ediciones Peisa, Lima 1975, page. 323).

    Precisely, the name of the valley was given by the Incas ( and not Diagitas or Manpuches ! ) themselves who were amazed by the large number and diversity of birds of the coastal region. They named the site “Pisko” (located approximately 200 km south of Lima), and the famous Paracas culture took place in this valley.

    However, this is not the only meaning of the word. A native community called “ Piskos ” had lived in the same region since ancient times. They were craftsmen par excellence who made beewax-lined earthen jars, among other items. The pitchers were used to store alcoholic drinks and chichas.
    Later, when the Spaniards brought grapes to the region, the famous local eau-de-vie was also stored in the pitchers and, over time, it acquired the name of its container.

    Furthermore, it is worth mentioning that the word “ Pisco ” is contained within several names of Peruvian towns, regions and properties, such as Piscohuasi ( “ bird house ” ) in Ancash, Piscotuna ( “ bird fruit ” ) in Ayacucho, Piscopampa ( “ bird pampa ” ) in Arequipa, Piscobamba ( “ bird plain ” ) in Apurimac, among others.
    Likewise, the word can also be found in pure Peruvian surnames like Pisconte, Piscoya, Piscocolla, etc.

    PISCO - CULTURAL HERITAGE ONLY of PERU !!!

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  • wilder.gomezramos posted 1 month ago

    • « Exclusive PERUVIAN APPELLATION of ORIGIN of the drink Pisco » !

    PISCO is the Peruvian Grape Eau-de-Vie ( Distilled Peruvian Spirits Wine ) obtained from the distillation of fresh spirits produced by the exclusive fermentation of grape musts (Grape juice), using traditional methods found in producing areas previously acknowledged and declared as such by the National legislation.

    The only Pisco producing Areas are the Coasts of the Departments of Lima, Ica, Arequipa, and Moquegua, and in the valleys of : Locumba, Sama and Caplina in the Department of Tacna , ALL of them located in Peru.

    Several chroniclers—including Guaman Poma de Ayala, Pedro Sarmiento de Gamboa, Martin de Murua, Bernabe Cobo and Pedro Cieza de Leon—provide evidences of the existence of this geographical reference in the early days of the Colony. Their documents also highlight the vine crops and the preparation of wines and eaux-de-vie in the area. Furthermore, Miguel Cabello de Balboa’s “Miscellanea Antarctica” of 1586 expressly mentions the valleys of Ica, Yumay and Pisco when describing the Peruvian southern coast.

    The records of different chroniclers and other historical sources show that the combination of lands propitious for grape growing and the technical culture developed in the valleys of the Peruvian south created the pisco eau-de-vie in the 17th Century.
    In consequence, the history of Pisco is also a chapter on the culture-enriching mixing of races that we all embrace as part of our national identity, within Peru and abroad.

    Since the early days of the Colony, in the coast of Peru there is a valley, a river, a port and a city called “Pisco”.
    The relationship between the Pisco and the Peruvian Geography and toponymy is, thus, undeniable. Today, the pisco eau-de-vie, Peruvian traditional drink and flagship product, introduces its long lineage and deep roots to the world.

    The name " Pisco " .
    _______________

    The word “ Pisco ” has an UNDENIABLE Peruvian origin, as has been verified through studies made by lexicographers, chroniclers and historians. It is a Pre-Hispanic ( Quechua ) word meaning “ bird ”. (Juan de Arona, pseudonym of Pedro Paz Soldan y Unanue. Diccionario de Peruanismos [ Dictionary of Peruvianisms ], Volume II, Ediciones Peisa, Lima 1975, page. 323).

    Precisely, the name of the valley was given by the Incas ( and not Diagitas or Manpuches ! ) themselves who were amazed by the large number and diversity of birds of the coastal region. They named the site “Pisko” (located approximately 200 km south of Lima), and the famous Paracas culture took place in this valley.

    However, this is not the only meaning of the word. A native community called “ Piskos ” had lived in the same region since ancient times. They were craftsmen par excellence who made beewax-lined earthen jars, among other items. The pitchers were used to store alcoholic drinks and chichas.
    Later, when the Spaniards brought grapes to the region, the famous local eau-de-vie was also stored in the pitchers and, over time, it acquired the name of its container.

    Furthermore, it is worth mentioning that the word “ Pisco ” is contained within several names of Peruvian towns, regions and properties, such as Piscohuasi ( “ bird house ” ) in Ancash, Piscotuna ( “ bird fruit ” ) in Ayacucho, Piscopampa ( “ bird pampa ” ) in Arequipa, Piscobamba ( “ bird plain ” ) in Apurimac, among others.
    Likewise, the word can also be found in pure Peruvian surnames like Pisconte, Piscoya, Piscocolla, etc.

    Source: Ministry of Foreign Affairs - Peru.

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  • laine posted 1 month ago

    where can I buy Pisco?


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