Pisco Sour : Best cocktail of Peru


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I liked Pisco Sour

I heard much about Pisco. It was offered everywhere in Peru. The drink was ok. But I liked Pisco sour very much, it is a great cocktail made from Pisco.


Cynthia R.

Powell, Ohio


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If you are in Peru, you can't miss Pisco Sour. Many hotels offer Pisco sour to welcome their guests. And at any restaurants you will eat, they would certainly have Pisco sour. It is the best cocktail of Peru. So if you are offered Pisco sour, don't hesitate to accept it.

Pisco Sour is the National Drink of Peru. Peru even celebrate national day on Pisco Sour. First Saturday of February on each year is the National Pisco Sour Day in Peru.

If you like this cocktail, then try to visit the English bar of the Hotel Country Club at Lima. Bartender of this bar won the Pisco Sour contest in Lime for last two years. So their Pisco Sour should be really good. Two other places where Pisco Sour is good are -

Lobby Bar
JW Marriott
Malecon de la Reserva, 615, Lima
Phone :217 7000


Casa Hacienda Moreyra
Av Paz Soldán, 290, Lima
Phone : 444 3979




Pisco Sour

  • Pisco Sour recipe :

Different place prepare this cocktail in different proportions and with different ingredients. In all cases the main ingredients are Pisco, lime juice and sugar. Other ingredients vary.

  • Recipe one :

  • 2 oz. pisco
  • 1  tablespoon  sugar
  • 1  teaspoon  pasteurized egg whites
  • 1  tablespoon  lime juice (Fresh lime)
  • Ice cubes
  • Blend the ingredients with Ice cube.


  • Recipe two :
    •  2 1/2 ounces Pisco Capel
    • 1 egg white
    •  1/2 ounce regular syrup
    •  3/4 ounce lemon juice (fresh)
    •  Angostura Bitters
  • Blend the ingredients with Ice then spray the bitters at top.

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