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Easy to Make 15+Cocktails and drinks with pisco

Pisco is a grape brandy made mostly under the process of distillation and fermentation of the product of the vine, very similar to the technique used for brandy and cognac, although without the long aging in wooden barrels. The ideal is to taste the pure pisco, at least one sip, but it is true that in cocktails it works very well, as it combines perfectly with ingredients such as fruits, herbs, juices and various types of liqueurs.

As if that were not enough, pisco serves as a complementary ingredient in the preparation of wonderful dishes, many renowned chefs use it for that purpose. The main producers of pisco are Peru and Chile, and in both countries it is considered a national drink. The production standards of both liqueurs are not the same, and that is why they consider them different products,

However, both are grape brandy produced through the distillation of white and pink strains of Vistis vinifera . Having said all the above, at Guruwalik we invite you to enjoy our cocktail tasting and pisco drinks . Let’s go there!

Strawberry cocktail

Strawberry cocktail

Strawberries are ideal to enhance the flavor of pisco, thus giving rise, not only to an exquisite drink, but also a very refreshing one with a very attractive color. Follow these simple steps to make a strawberry pisco cocktail :Pisco is a grape brandy made mostly under the process of distillation and fermentation of the product of the vine, very similar to the technique used for brandy and cognac, although without the long aging in wooden barrels

Ingredients

  • ½ Kg of strawberries
  • 3 glasses of pisco
  • 1 cup of ground sugar (or to taste)
  • 1 cup of lemon juice
  • ½ cup crushed ice

Preparation

  1. Put all the ingredients in the blender.Put them in the following order: strawberries, pisco, ground sugar, lemon juice and crushed ice.
  2. Blend for 2 minutes.Serve in glasses and decorate with a strawberry.
  3. Makes 4 people.

Pichucho

Pichucho

El Pichucho is among the most typical pisco cocktails in Chile. This drink consists of a mixture of two basic ingredients that are pisco and vermouth, and the third that can be omitted or varied (commonly lemon or cherry).

We note that the word Pichucho comes from the Mapuche. Follow these simple steps to prepare a Pichucho cocktail :

Ingredients

  • 75 ml Chilean pisco (2.5 oz)
  • 45 ml pink or white vermouth (1.5 oz)
  • Ice cubes

Preparation

  1. Pour the pisco and vermouth into a shaker. Add the ice cubes and shake for 10 seconds.
  2. Put the drink in a glass. If you have them, they must be a Martini or a Margarita.
  3. Decorate the cocktail with a lemon wedge.You can taste this drink with ice or without ice.
  4. Makes 1 person.

Nun’s milk

Nun's milk

Among the most popular pisco and milk cocktails in Peru is nun’s milk. This drink has a great tradition, it has passed from generation to generation until today. It is said that its peculiar name comes from a very ancient custom in which the nuns prepared drinks for the bishops.

Although it is said that the original recipe is still kept secret, here we show you the most widespread. Follow this step by step to make nun’s milk :

Ingredients

  • 3 eggs
  • 400 gr of milk
  • 3 drops of vanilla essence
  • 3 tbsp sugar
  • Pisco to taste

Preparation

  1. Blend all the ingredients, except the pisco and milk.Process until smooth.
  2. During the blending process, gradually add the milk and pisco. You can alternate both, as you go through the procedure.
  3. Serve chilled. Pour into glasses with ice or store in the fridge until serving time.
  4. Makes 4 people (approximately 1 liter).

Coffee pisco

Coffee pisco

It is said that the author of this cocktail was a German named Hans Pundsack, he was delighted with the taste of Peruvian coffee, and motivated by this he wanted to pay tribute to it and it occurred to him to mix it with the most representative alcoholic drink of that country, that’s how he was born the Piscafé.

This preparation is among the most captivating cocktails with pisco and milk in Peruvian cuisine, as it is an unforgettable aromatic experience. Try the coffee pisco now by following this step by step :

Ingredients

  • ½ cup of pisco
  • ½ cup of espresso
  • 2 cups of water
  • 1 cup of condensed milk
  • ½ tbsp vanilla essence
  • 2 cloves
  • 1 cinnamon stick (1/2 to mix and ½ to decorate)

Preparation

  1. Mix all the ingredients in a saucepan, except the coffee, pisco and half the cinnamon. Boil for 5 minutes, remove from heat and strain.
  2. Add the coffee and mix. Let it cool down before moving on to the next step.
  3. Finally, pour in the pisco and stir until everything is integrated.Serve chilled in Martini glasses and garnish with the rest of the cinnamon.
  4. Makes 4 people (approximately 1 liter).

Tip: in Peru there is pure pisco, green pisco and acholado pisco.

Pisco Sour

Pisco Sour

The Sour-type cocktail consists of a mixture of liquor, lemon or lime juice, some sweetening ingredient (pineapple juice, grenadine, triple sec, syrup or sugar), and sometimes also egg white. This family of cocktails is very wide, there are: the Pisco Sur, the Tequila Sour, the Caipirinha, the Daiquiri, the Margarita, the Kamikaze, among many others.

You can prepare Pisco Sour drier or sweeter just by modifying the amount of sugar. Follow these simple steps to make a pisco sour cocktail:

Ingredients

  • 250 ml of pisco
  • 250 gr of white sugar
  • 4 lemons (the juice without seeds)
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 cup of ice
  • 3 drops of angostura bitters

Preparation

  • Blend all the ingredients except the angostura bitters.
  • Continue mixing until the whites are set and the ice is crushed.
  • Serve and decorate.
  • Garnish with angostura bitters or a pinch of cinnamon.
  • Makes 4 people.

Tip: For a drier pisco sour, reduce the sugar.

Pisco mango sour

Pisco mango sour

Most fruits look great in pisco cocktails, but you definitely take it up a notch when it comes to a Pisco Mango Sour. 

This drink has a very appetizing tropical touch that enriches the characteristics of pisco. Follow these simple steps to make a pisco mango sour cocktail:

Ingredients

  • 3 measures of Peruvian pisco
  • 1 measure of mango juice
  • ½ measure of lemon juice
  • 1 measure of gum syrup
  • 1 egg white
  • Ice cubes

Preparation

  1. Process all the ingredients in the blender except the ice. Wait 20 seconds before continuing to the next step.
  2. Add ice to taste and blend again. Process for an additional 30 seconds.
  3. Serve and decorate. Pour the cocktail into short glasses or cocktail glasses. Finally, you can choose between decorating with a piece of mango on the edge of the glass or with some mint leaves.
  4. Makes 2 people.

Tip: 1 measure is a shot, each shot glass has 30-35 ml.

Pisco collins

Pisco collins

Tom Collins is originally prepared with gin, but it has many variants, depending on the liquor used, in this way they arise: Juan Collins (with tequila), Collins Vodka, Ron Collins and Pisco Collins.

The basic ingredients of any Collins are: lemon or lime juice, soda or sparkling water, sugar or gum syrup, a cherry or a lemon spiral (even both), ice and some liquor that serves as a base. Follow the step by step that we provide you with the Pisco Collin :

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces pisco
  • ¾ ounce of gum syrup
  • ¾ lemon juice
  • 1 tonic water
  • 1 lemon wedge or 2 lemon zest spirals
  • 1 cocktail cherry
  • 6 ice cubes

Preparation

  1. Pour the pisco, the syrup and the juice into two tall glasses (highball glass), mix with a bar spoon for 6 seconds. Complete with the tonic water.
  2. Add 4-6 ice cubes. Garnish with a lemon wedge or 2 lemon spirals and top it off with the cherry.
  3. Makes 1 person.

Tip: 1 oz (ounce) equals 29.57 ml (milliliters), and you can round it up to 30 ml.

Chilean monkey tail

Chilean monkey tail

The Colemono or Chilean monkey tail qualifies among the most popular cocktails with pisco and milk in Chile and some parts of Peru during the Christmas season.

Well, enjoy this creamy and aromatic drink by following the step by step of our recipe :

Ingredients

  • 1 liter of milk
  • 1 cup pisco or a similar brandy or vodka
  • 1 cup of sugar (200 gr)
  • 4 nails
  • 1 cinnamon stick
  • 1 orange peel
  • 1 tbsp vanilla soup
  • 3 tsp instant coffee

Preparation

  1. Pour all the ingredients into a saucepan, except the pinch, coffee and vanilla. Cook the flavored milk for 3-4 minutes.
  2. Take ½ cup of milk out of the saucepan during the process. Dissolve the instant coffee there, flavor it with vanilla and reserve.
  3. Once the cooking time is up, remove the casserole from the heat. Add the reserved espresso there and mix very well until everything is integrated. Cover the casserole and wait until the preparation cools completely.
  4. When it reaches the necessary temperature, strain the mixture. Incorporate the brandy into the milk and mix very well.
  5. Pour the monkey tail into a bottle, help yourself with a funnel. Keep it in the refrigerator.
  6. When serving this drink, add cinnamon and crushed ice.
  7. Serves 4-5 people.

And if you’re wondering how to prepare gin and tonics , don’t miss this article, we’ll show you how to make this delicious drink.

Pisco punch

Pisco punch

The author of this recipe is said to have kept a key ingredient secret, but the rest of the ingredients are known to be: pisco, pineapple, lemon juice, sugar, gum arabic, and distilled water. Well, from Guruwalik we present our version, this recipe preserves that strong, refreshing and tropical style of the original but with other additional very captivating citrus tones. Try one of the most famous pisco cocktails that exist by following the directions :

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ ounces of pure pisco
  • 1 ounce Triple Sec liquor
  • 4 ounces cramberry juice
  • ½ ounce of passion fruit extract
  • Pineapple nectar (boxed)
  • Crushed ice

Preparation

  1. Put the crushed ice in a shaker. Remember that the more crushed the ice is, the better it will fulfill its mission.
  2. Add all the ingredients except the pineapple nectar. Shake for a few seconds.
  3. Strain the cocktail, and serve it in 2 glasses . The cup should have a capacity of approximately 14 ounces.
  4. Complete each drink with the pineapple nectar. Garnish with a pineapple slice on the edge.
  5. Makes 2 people.

Tip: we point out that on August 28th is the Pisco Punch Day.

Strained pisco

Strained pisco

This recipe is a variation of the piña colada, it is a great success for gatherings between friends or special celebrations such as the end of the year, birthdays, among others.

Taste its tropical flavor following the pisco colado step by step :

Ingredients

  • 1 ½ ounces of pure pisco
  • 2 ounces coconut cream
  • 1 ounce pineapple juice
  • 2 ounces gum syrup
  • Evaporated milk
  • Ice

Preparation

  • Beat all the ingredients in the blender. Do it until you get a homogeneous mixture.
  • Serve and decorate. Put a piece of pineapple on the edge of the glass and a cherry inside.
  • Makes 1 person. What are you thinking of all these Peruvian drinks with pisco?

Chilcano

Chilcano

Chilcano is one of the most popular Peruvian drinks with pisco in Lima celebrations, especially during the summer season.

This drink was born during the 19th century with the arrival of the Italian colony in Peru, originally it contained grape brandy and Ginger Ale until the brandy was replaced by pisco.

Delight your palate with its bittersweet flavor by following the steps detailed below :

Ingredients

  • 10 cl of pisco
  • ½ lemon squeezed
  • ½ glass of Ginger Ale
  • ½ tsp sugar
  • 2 drops of angostura bitters
  • Ice
  • 1 lemon wedge

Preparation

  • Put all the ingredients in a shaker. Do it in the following order: pisco, lemon juice, Ginger Ale, sugar and drops of angostura bitters.
  • Shake the mixture vigorously for a few seconds. The liquids must be well integrated and the sugar dissolved.
  • Before serving, have a glass or glass with ice ready. Pour in the cocktail and garnish with a lemon wedge.
  • Makes 1 person.

Tip: 1 cl (centiliter) equals 100 ml.

Pisco tonic

Pisco tonic

Pisco tonic is the Peruvian version of gin tonic, there it is considered as representative as pisco sour and Chilcano. It is understandable, since pisco and the quinine tree (from which the quinine that is used to prepare tonic water comes from), represent the national identity.

If you want to try one of the best Peruvian drinks with pisco , follow the step by step of this recipe :

Ingredients

  • 2 oz of pisco (60 ml)
  • Tonic water
  • 1 lemon wedge
  • Cubed ice

Preparation

  • Put enough ice in a tall glass. A good cocktail needs a very cold glass. For a smoother drink use 1 oz (30 ml)
  • Pour in the pisco first, followed by the tonic water.Add the water slowly, otherwise it will lose fizz (bubbles).
  • Finally, garnish with a lemon wedge.
  • Makes 1 person.

 Chilean earthquake

cocktail during

The earthquake is a very popular sweet cocktail during the national dates of Chile (between September 18 and 19). It is made with three ingredients: pineapple ice cream, passion fruit and an alcoholic drink.

It is usually prepared mainly with pipeño wine, but white and sparkling wine (in equal parts), rum, fernet or pisco are also used. If you want Peruvian cocktails with pisco ideal to beat the heat, prepare the Chilean earthquake by following these easy steps :

Ingredients

  • 6 tbsp pineapple ice cream
  • 2 tbsp grenadine (or to taste)
  • 4 cups of pisco

Preparation

  1. Add the ice cream in two large glasses.
  2. Pour the pisco into the glasses and then the grenadine.
  3. Place a straw or a teaspoon so you can mix the ice cream with the pisco while you consume it.
  4. Makes 2 people.

Spring

Spring

If you are looking for Peruvian pisco cocktails that have a sophisticated presentation and a refreshing taste, try the Primavera cocktail. This drink is a classic drink for parties, it has a version without alcohol for children.

Commonly to prepare it, vodka, sparkling wine or white wine are used, but our version contains pisco, it is usually consumed a lot in Chile and other surrounding countries. Delight yourself with its flavor by following this recipe step by step :

Ingredients

  • 1 ounce of pisco
  • 2 ounces pineapple juice
  • 2 ounces orange juice
  • 2 ounces mango juice (optional)
  • 2 ounces peach juice (optional)
  • ½ ounce grenadine syrup
  • Ice
  • 1 maraschino cherry
  • 1 slice of orange

Preparation

  • Make a tall glass of ice.
  • Add the pisco and juices.
  • Add the grenadine syrup.
  • Garnish with a lemon wedge and cherry.

Canary

Canary

The canary stands out among pisco cocktails for its great delicate flavor and refreshing sensation.

Preparing it is very simple if you follow the following indications : What do you think of this list of cocktails and drinks with pisco?

Ingredients

  • 1 ounce of pisco
  • ½ glass of orange juice (or mango)
  • Ice
  • 1 slice of orange

Preparation

  1. Have a tall glass ready with plenty of ice. The glass must be very cold before pouring the cocktail.
  2. Pour in the pisco. Then add the orange juice and decorate with a slice of orange as well.

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