Legend has it that Italian immigrants to Peru invented the Chilcano in the early 1900’s as their version of the “buon giorno”. It was popularized by the famed mixologist and country club manager Augusto Ganoza. Every year, Peru celebrates Chilcano Week the second week of January.

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4 oz. ginger ale
2 oz. Pisco Viejo Tonel Acholado
½ oz. simple syrup
¼ oz. fresh lime juice
2 drops Angostura bitters


1. Mix Pisco, lime juice, simple syrup and bitters
2. Serve in a tall glass with ice cubes
3. Top with ginger ale and garnish with lime