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Classic Peruvian Pisco Sour

Classic Peruvian Pisco Sour

Transport yourself to South America with a classic Pisco Sour - it's bright, strong, & refreshing, and simple to make at home! 

Course Cocktail
Cuisine Chilean, Peruvian, South American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Total Time 10 minutes
Servings 1


  • 3 oz Peruvian pisco
  • 1 oz simple syrup
  • 1/2 oz fresh lemon juice
  • 1/2 oz fresh lime juice
  • 1 egg white
  • 3 drops angostura bitters


  1. Prepare simple syrup by combining equal parts sugar and water in small pot and heating until the sugar is dissolved.  Let cool and set aside. 

  2. Juice limes and lemons for enough juice to make as many cocktails as you're planning 

  3. To make one pisco sour combine 3 oz pisco, 1 oz simple syrup, 1/2 oz lemon juice, 1/2 oz lime juice, and egg white in a cocktail shaker over ice

  4. Shake vigorously for 30-45 seconds and pour into high ball classes.  Make sure you shake out all the foam that's left at the bottom of the shaker

  5. Dot with angostura bitters and serve!