Muddling lemon wedges instead of adding lemon juices incorporates the lemon's oils, lending delicate notes that balance grapey pisco and orgeat's toasted almond flavor.
½ oz Almond Orgeat Syrup
- 2 oz pisco
- quarter of a lemon cut into wedges
- 1-2 dashes of orange bitters
- Muddle lemon and syrup in a cocktail shaker
- Add pisco, bitters, and ice and shake hard for 10 seconds
- Strain into a rocks glass filled with ice