TOP south america cocktail recipes

With cocktail culture exploding worldwide, here are some amazing cocktails  to try at home or drinks to look for on your travels!

pisco sour

Using local Pisco alcohol as the base, the frothy egg white drink is deliciously tart and refreshing all at once.

pisco sour

INGREDIENTS: – 2 oz Pisco – 1 oz fresh lime juice – 1 egg white – ¾ oz 2-to-1 simple syrup – Ice – 3 to 4 dashes of Angostura bitters

Combine Pisco, lime juice, egg white, and simple syrup. Cover and shake your cocktail shaker rapidly for 10 seconds. Add ice, cover again and shake until chilled.


One of the best South American cocktail recipes.  This refreshing drink is sure to be a hit with friends and family.


INGREDIENTS: – 1-2 limes sliced in half lengthwise – 1-2 tablespoons of sugar – 2 oz of cachaca – 1 tablespoon of fresh lime juice – Crushed ice – Lime slices to garnish

In a glass or a cocktail shaker, combine the lime halves with the sugar and muddle together. Next, add the cachaca and lime juice, and mix well.

singani chuflay

Ever had a brandy made from mountain-top grapes? In Bolivia, their signature liquor, Singani, is precisely that.

singani chuflay

INGREDIENTS: – Ice – 2 oz Singani – Ginger ale  – Lime wedge for garnish

To make the drink, pour Singani over ice into a chilled glass, then top it with ginger ale and add the lime for garnish! Simple and delicious!


This drink is from Brazil and is consumed primarily in the winter–because it’s a hot cocktail!


INGREDIENTS: – 1 cup white sugar – 3 cups water – ¾ cup fresh ginger, cubed – 2 limes, sliced – 4 cinnamon sticks, broken in half – 1 (750 mL) bottle cachaça

Pour the sugar and water into a saucepan and place over medium-high heat. Next, add ginger, lime, and cinnamon. Once the mixture comes to a boil, reduce the heat to medium, and simmer for 10 to 15 minutes. Pour in the cachaça, and cook until hot, about 5 minutes more.

Fernet and coke

Fernet is a spirit that originated in Italy. The folks in Argentina loved it so much that they adopted it for this cocktail.

fernet and coke

INGREDIENTS: – 1 cup Coca-Cola – 1/2 cup Fernet Branca – Garnish: lemon wedge or twist

That’s it! If you like Cuba Libre, you’ll also enjoy this drink. While traditional mixtures have Coke to Fernet in a 2:1 ratio, you can tailor it to your preferred taste.

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