Best Use of Grapes: El Capitan (Pisco Cocktail)
Credit: Bonnie Burke

Pisco, the colorless grape brandy made in Peru and Chile, was front and center at this Cocktail Classic. And rightfully so. Pisco is a complex liquor that sips well alone (think, grappa), but works well when paired with bitters, mixers, other liquors, and wine.

El Capitan
2 oz Barsol Supremo Mosto Verde Italia Pisco
1.5 oz Cinzano Rosso vermouth
1 dash of Dead Rabbit Orinoco bitters