Chilcano de Pisco


One of the ways I’m a Peruvian at heart is my love for pisco and pisco based drinks (but for the love of all that is holy, please make sure it’s Peruvian and not Chilean!!).

Pisco is an alcohol made from grapes and is often compared to brandy, though to be honest I don’t know what the distinctions between brandy and pisco. I can tell you, however, that there are a few varieties of pisco: mosto verde (great for sipping pure), italia, acholado and quebranta.

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