Pisco Sour

Submitted by:
Jorge Luis León Vásquez, Lima, Perú
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3 ounces pisco
1 ounce lemon juice
1 ounce gum syrup
A pinch of egg white
4 ice cubes

1. Put the pisco, gum syrup, lime juice, egg white and ice cubes in a shaker or blender. Blend for 8 to 10 seconds.

2. Then serve and garnish. Now enjoy the delicious drink!


The national drink of Perú is Pisco. It is a distillate or grape spirit whose production began in the late sixteenth century in the province of Pisco (now in the department of Ica) and later spread to the lands along the Peruvian coast. Pisco Sour is a drink that also reminds me a lot of my family, because we always drink it when we are together.

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