Where does the drink come from? Apparently the King of Spain banned wine in the 17th century so the Peruvians were forced to create alcohol from other goodies - lime and brandy in this case. Luckily, the results were rather tasty.
To make a Pisco Sour, you'll need these things:
- 50ml Pisco Brandy
- 25ml lime juice
- 10ml simple syrup
- 1 egg white
- dash of bitters
Shake everything apart from the bitters together with ice, making sure the egg whites have turned into a light foam. Pout into an old-fashioned and drop in three drops of bitters. Put them in a row and then run a cocktail stick through the middle of the drops to make a fancy pattern.
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