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Chilcano de Maracuya

Chilcano de Maracuya

Tamara Andersen
Cool, light, and refreshing... Chilcano de Maracuya features Peru's beloved pisco, fragrant maracuya (aka passionfruit or passion fruit), ginger ale, and a few drops of bitters. This one is perfect on a hot summer's day!
4.75 from 16 votes
Prep Time 5 mins
Total Time 5 mins
Course Beverages
Cuisine Peruvian
Servings 1 cocktail
Calories 367 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • crushed ice (to fill highball glass)
  • 3 ounces pisco
  • 2 ounces maracuya passionfruit pulp/juice
  • ginger ale (I like Fever Tree or Hansen's)
  • 3-4 drops angostura bitters
  • basil or mint to garnish

Instructions
 

  • Fill highball glass with crushed ice.
  • Add pisco, maracuya, and ginger ale. Stir well.
  • Add a few drops of bitters, and garnish with mint or basil leaves.

Notes

Pisco Portón is a brand widely available in the U.S. market. We enjoyed the Biondi that we picked up in Cuzco. 
You can use either ginger ale or ginger beer. Hansen's all natural soda has a really nice flavor.
3 ounces is a good amount of pisco, and the drink doesn't taste strong. Proceed carefully!

Nutrition

Calories: 367kcal
Keyword chilcano maracuya, chilcano recipe, cocktail recipes, passion fruit cocktails, pisco cocktails, summer cocktails, tropical cocktails
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