12 (Peruvian)

List by: itisclaudio, created: 09 Mar 2020, updated: 09 Mar 2020 Public: Users can add dishes

List of most common alcoholic drinks people drink in Peru

1. Chilcano Cocktail

Chilcano de pisco (Peruvian)

Chilcano is one of the most consumed Peruvian cocktails made of two basic ingredients: Pisco and ginger ale soda. It takes the name of "Chilcano" a Peruvian fish soup.

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2. Pisco

(Chilean) (Peruvian)

Pisco is a colorless or yellowish-to-amber colored brandy produced in winemaking regions of Peru and Chile. Made by distilling fermented grape juice into a high-proof spirit, it was developed by 16th century Spanish settlers as an alternative to orujo, a pomace brandy that was being imported from Spain. It had the advantages of being produced from abundant domestically grown fruit and reducing the volume of alcoholic beverages transported to remote locations. Wikipedia

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3. Pisco Sour Cocktail

(Peruvian)

Pisco Sour is a cocktail typical of South American cuisine. The drink's name comes from pisco, which is its base liquor, and the cocktail term sour, in reference to sour citrus juice and sweetener components. The Peruvian Pisco Sour uses Peruvian pisco as the base liquor and adds Key lime (or lemon) juice, syrup, ice, egg white, and Angostura bitters. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pisco_Sour

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4. Algarrobina Cocktail

coctel de algarrobina (Peruvian)

Algarrobina is the name of a creamy, sweet and smooth Peruvian cocktail slightly similar to eggnog. Pisco gives the alcoholic content to this cocktail. Its name comes from the thick syrup -similar to molasses-, that is extracted from the algarrobo tree abundant in the northern part of the country, and according to Peruvians this syrup is very good for health, used in natural medicine to heal anemia and to have beautiful, glowing skin. Algarrobina is the secret ingredient that gives this cocktail its lovely caramel flavor.

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5. Cristal Beer

(Peruvian)

Cristal is a Peruvian beer of the "American Adjunct Lager" style, with 5.00% alcohol by volume (ABV). Brewed by Union De Cervecerias Peruanas Backus y Johnston. Peru.

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6. Pilsen Callao Beer

(Peruvian)

Pilsen Callao is a Peruvian beer of the "Pale lager" style with 5% alcohol by volume (ABV). Brewed by Union De Cervecerias Peruanas Backus y Johnston. Peru.

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7. Chicha De Jora

(Peruvian)

Chicha de jora is a corn beer chicha prepared by germinating maize, extracting the malt sugars, boiling the wort, and fermenting it in large vessels (traditionally huge earthenware vats) for several days. The process is essentially the same as the process for the production of regular beer. It is traditionally made with Jora corn, a type of corn from the Andes. Some add quinoa or other adjuncts to give it consistency, then it is boiled. Chancaca, a hard form of sugar (like sugar cane), helps with the fermentation process. It is traditionally prepared from a specific kind of yellow maize …

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8. Arequipena Beer

Arequipeña (Peruvian)

Arequipeña is a Peruvian beer of the "Pilsener Larger" style, with 4.6% alcohol by volume (ABV).

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9. Cachina

(Peruvian)

Cachina is a Peruvian alcoholic beverage made of must (young wine)

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10. Cusquena Beer

Cusqueña (Peruvian)

Cusqueña Premium Peruvian Beer is a American Adjunct Lager style beer brewed with 5% ALC by Compania Cervecera Del Sur Del Peru S.A. (Cervesur) in Arequipa.

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11. Perfecto Amor

Mistela (Peruvian)

Perfecto amor is a Peruvian version of Mistela made of a mix of approximately 25% Pisco and 75% grape must. The mix rests for approximately a month before it is ready.

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12. San Juan Beer

(Peruvian)

San Juan is a beer from the Amazonian region of Peru with 5% alcohol by volume (ABV)

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