Strawberry-Sage Pisco Sour

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Infused spirits are all the rage in bars and among home cooks (see also: Cherry Brandy! Apricot-Thyme Gin!) But if you’re looking for more creative ways to use your carefully crafted alcohol than the regular ol’ gin and tonic, we’ve got you covered.

 

Tony Devencenzi, a bartender at San Francisco’s famed speakeasy Bourbon and Branch, is a master of mixing unusual cocktails. He developed a drink using strawberry-infused Pisco in a twist on the classic Pisco Sour, adding a hint of sage for an extra flavor boost.

 

The result? Summer Pisco perfection. Watch how Devencenzi does it in the video.

 

Strawberry Sage Pisco Sour

 

2 oz. strawberry-infused Pisco (recipe below)

3/4 oz. lemon juice

1/2 oz. simple syrup

3 sage leaves, divided

1/2 oz. egg white

Ice

 

Add Pisco, lemon juice, simple syrup and 2 sage leaves to a cocktail shaker and lightly muddle. Add egg whites to shaker. Shake Pisco and egg white mixture to pre-froth, then fill the shaker with ice and shake again, vigorously. Strain the mixture through a double strainer into a chilled glass and garnish with remaining sage leaf. Serves 1.

 

Strawberry-Infused Pisco

 

3 to 4 strawberries, sliced

1 bottle Pisco

 

Combine strawberry slices and Pisco in a bottle, seal and set aside for 3 to 4 days to infuse. Makes 1 bottle.

 

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