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Shutdown Cider

Serious Eats Lizz Schumer Post a comment

This cocktail, created by John Hogan of Lincoln Restaurant and Teddy & the Bully Bar in Washington, DC, is an autumnal take on a pisco sour, made without eggwhite. More

Jeff Faile's Negroni Caceras

Serious Eats Brian Oh Post a comment

A pisco based negroni from Jeff Faile of Fiola in Washiongton, DC. More

Cocktail Overhaul: Prairie Fire

Drinks Jeff Lucas 5 comments

Shots! Shots! Shots! These are often the words that get the party started...and lead to countless bad decisions and lost memories. The trouble is that not all shots are created equal. Some go down as easy as pie while others burn and burn. The Prairie Fire shot is one of those dangerous shots, commonly constructed with cheap tequila enlivened by Tabasco sauce. But despite its fiery reputation, the Prairie Fire can be corralled into a balanced—and delicious—craft cocktail. Here's how. More

Upgraded Prairie Fire

Serious Eats Jeff Lucas 2 comments

This sweet and spicy cocktail packs a fiery punch but won't overwhelm your tastebuds. More

13 Pisco Cocktails at La Mar Cebicheria, NYC

Drinks Carey Jones 2 comments

Pisco is having a moment in the States, but to many people, it's still just the stuff of pisco sours and not much else. At New York Peruvian restaurant La Mar Cebicheria, that's not the case at all. Come meet all 13 of their pisco cocktails, from the classic pisco sour to a pisco-based take on the Negroni, in ample portions and dressed in vivid hue. More

Orange Pisco Hot Chocolate

Serious Eats J. Kenji López-Alt Post a comment

Rich hot chocolate with orange, Grand Marnier, and pisco—like a foil-wrapped chocolate orange, but better. More

Meyer Lemon Pisco Sour

Serious Eats Kelly Carámbula 2 comments

A sweeter cousin to the common (and more sour) Eureka lemon, Meyer lemons are differentiated by their thin, smooth, slightly more orange-colored rind. With a more delicate, floral flavor, Meyer lemons are an easy way to make a common lemon-based cocktail a little more special. More

Yusho's Pisco Punch

Serious Eats Roger Kamholz 1 comment

Pisco is grape brandy that hails from Chile and Peru. Like many classic punch recipes, Yusho's Pisco Punch includes tea—a sencha infused with coconut and pineapple, also a prominent flavor in the drink's gomme syrup. More

Harvest Wallbanger

Serious Eats Carrie Vasios Mullins Post a comment

This pisco based cocktail from Matthew Campbell of Clock Bar in San Francisco gets a seasonal sweetness from riesling and fresh pears. More

Silver Lining

Serious Eats The Serious Eats Team Post a comment

This pisco cocktail from Dan Perrigan has the refreshing lemon hit of a pisco sour but plays up the spirit's complex sweetness with a vanilla syrup, with Cocchi Americano to balance it out. More

Damson Sour

Serious Eats Christine Chung Post a comment

Damson gin liqueur adds a fresh new flavor to this pisco sour from Aldea in NYC. More

Turtle Island

Serious Eats Carrie Vasios Mullins Post a comment

An effervescent cocktail made with fortified wine from Bryn Lumsden of the Rob Roy in Seattle. More

Peruvian Punch

Serious Eats The Serious Eats Team Post a comment

This cocktail from the summer menu at The Trilby in New York City is tropical but not too sweet—drink it at the beach, or drink it while wishing you were at the beach. More

Time for a Drink: Pisco Sour

Serious Eats Paul Clarke 5 comments

As I wrote on Wednesday, pisco is a type of South American brandy, and the pisco from Peru has a complex, earthy flavor and a heady floral perfume. The Pisco Sour is the most popular way of consuming pisco, and for decades it has been the signature drink of Peru. More

A Primer to Peruvian Pisco

Drinks Paul Clarke 5 comments

It's too soon to tell if 2011 will be pisco's year, but expect to see this distinctive South American brandy, produced from several styles of grapes, popping up in new places. More

Time for a Drink: Pisco Punch

Serious Eats Paul Clarke Post a comment

Described by Rudyard Kipling as "compounded of the shavings of cherub's wings, the glory of a tropical dawn, the red clouds of sunset and the fragments of lost epics by dead masters," Pisco Punch is a legendary drink from late 19th century San Francisco. More

Cocktails: A New Style of Pisco Explores the Spirit's Potential

Drinks Paul Clarke 9 comments

The South American brandy known as pisco has waited a long time for its turn in the spotlight. Now, a new style developed by a San Francisco bartender is giving pisco a fresh chance to make a good first impression. More

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