Pisco Flower

Pisco, Crème de Violette, Maraschino Liqueur, Lemon juice
Shake, stain, straight up, cocktail glass
Riff on an Aviation
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Created byKD1191, eGullet
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Dan on 06/06/2010


christina in tacoma's picture

If you try the Tempus Fugit instead of the Rothman & Winter, I think that will eliminate the desire to use less of the Violette. In fact, I doubled it, and it was still pretty gentle on the floral notes.

I don't know much about Pisco, other than to look for a Peruvian brand. I have Guacamayo, and I haven't been crazy about any of the Pisco drinks I have tried. Would anyone recommend another brand, or am I just not a Pisco girl? (I did like it in Peru a few years ago, but sometimes context is everything).

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Your answer for spirit recommendations is at your fingertips, RESOURCES > RECOMMENDED BRANDS.

There was also a thread about Pisco on Chowhound in the Spirits board. Alas, I did not recognize many of the recommended brands from my visits to the local liquor store in Boston.

christina in tacoma's picture

Thank you, that is great.

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Personally, I'd use a lot less Crème de Violette. Also might be interesting to try the Cooper Creme de Yvette, although the vanilla flavors may clash.

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