A pisco sour recipe by Simon Willison

A pisco sour is a Peruvian cocktail and the country’s national drink. Here are the ingredients:

  • 3/4oz simple syrup (1/1 ratio sugar to water by weight)
  • 1oz lemon juice
  • 3oz pisco
  • 1 egg white
  • Bitters (Angostura or other)

I’ve never had one of these and I don’t remember seeing it on any cocktail menus in the UK, which is a shame.

Read how to make it in Simon Willison’s TILs.

Peruvian food and drink related: What on Earth is a piure?

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