Mixed drink of the Week: The Pisco Trail

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Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015|2 a.m.

Active ingredients

1 1/2 oz Barsol Pisco Primero

1 oz Marie Brizard Apry

(apricot brandy liqueur)

2 oz Fever-Tree Ginger Ale

2 oz iced mint tea

Juice of 2 lime wedges

Apricot slices (fresh or canned) for garnish

Sprig of mint for garnish

Technique

Develop the beverage over ice in a

12 ounce Collins glass. Stir well. Garnish with apricot slices and a sprig of mint.

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° Pisco, a Peruvian brandy made from grapes, is a high-proof, full-flavored spirit. This mixed drink is exotic, smooth and somewhat sweet but preserves the strong kick for which pisco is understood.

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