Pisco and Ginger Ale (Chilcano)

This is a fantastic and simple drink to make using Peru’s most famous drink Pisco. A perfect drink to enjoy on a hot summer day while sharing stories with old and new friends.


  • Servings: 1
  • Prep time: 5 minutes


  • 2.5 ounces of pisco (for a stronger drink add more and for a weaker drink add less)
  • ½ lime (prepare by squeezing the juice out of the lime and saving the juice)
  • ½ oz simple syrup (this ingredient is optional. Some like the extra sweetness and their drink and some prefer it without)
  • 4oz of ginger ale (to be used as a mixer)
  • 2 drops of Angostura Bitters
  • a slice of lime peel to use as garnish.


  • Mix the Pisco and the juice of the lime that was squeezed out earlier.
  • If you want add the syrup.
  • Add ice
  • Add 4 ounces of ginger ale along with two drops of Angostura bitter.
  • Stir the entire glass and garnish with the lime peel
  • Kick back and relax!