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So what is Pisco Sour?

Pisco Sour is a cocktail made of Pisco, concentrated lemon juice, sugar and egg whites. In this combination, it is quite easy to drink, but be careful Pisco is known to creep up on first-time drinkers because most become quite inebriated in a short time due to its high alcohol percentage. Here is a Epicurus […]

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So how is Pisco made?

Grapes are harvested and destemmed and pressed then go through the alcoholic fermentation stage for a period of approximately 18 days. This juice produces a low-alcohol-content wine at roughly 8% to 10% ABV. On to distillation. Peruvian pisco is distilled in gas-heated copper pot kettle stills, just like brandy, cognac or single malt production. The […]

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Wondering how to taste Pisco? Video follow-up

Thanks for your patience! Here is the long awaited first video of my Pisco Series! Today I tasted two types of the four main types Pisco: Pure Pisco: ViƱas de Oro, 2009 Quebranta Variety Mosto Verde Pisco- Tres Generaciones, 2010 Quebranta Variety Both of these are Peruvian Piscos and you could use the Pure Pisco […]

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