Pisco Smash

High-quality pisco, even if made from hearty Quebranta, retains a fresh, grapey flavor, which is amplified in this refreshing cocktail by the addition of muddled grapes and Riesling.

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  1. 1/2 ounce simple syrup
  2. 2 ounces Riesling
  3. 3/4 ounce fresh lemon juice
  4. 1 1/2 ounces pisco, preferably Quebranta
  5. ice
  6. 8 seedless red grapes
  1. In a cocktail shaker, gently muddle the grapes until they burst. Add the remaining ingredients and enough ice to fill a rocks glass and shake well for 20 seconds. Pour the contents of the shaker into the rocks glass.