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Aguardiente Sour (Orange and Aguardiente Cocktail)

Aguardiente Sour is a Colombian cocktail very simple to make and refreshing. It doesn’t require special equipment and a few ingredients.

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what is brandy sour?

It is a traditional Colombian cocktail made with orange juice, sugar, egg whites, lime juice, and schnapps. If you’re not familiar with aguardiente, which translates in English as fire water, let me introduce you to this strong alcoholic drink made from anise and sugar cane.

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The most popular way to drink Aguardian in Colombia it is in shots, but we have some traditional Colombian drinks made with it too. A couple of them included cinnamona hot drink made with panela water, cinnamon, and, and Boileda traditional hot drink from the Nariño department, made by boiling fresh fruit juice, such as pineapple (piña), passion fruit (maracuyá), or blackberry (mora) with sugar, and then mixing it with Aguardiente, and of course, there is this brandy sour.

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Nowadays, you can find Asour guardian In bars and restaurants across Colombia, but this drink is also very simple to make at home, and doesn’t require a lot of ingredients or special equipment.

If you don’t have a cocktail shaker don’t worry, just use a blender instead or a mason jar with a tight-fitting lid, then strain the drink through a mesh strainer.

The orange juice combined with the tangy lime juice and Aguardian makes this brandy sour an incredibly light and refreshing drink.

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Brandy Sour Recipe (Orange and Brandy Cocktail)

Erica Dinho

Prep Time 5 mins

total time 5 mins

course drinks

Cuisine Colombian

Servings 2 servings

calories 64 kcal


  • 6 ounces Colombian Aguardiente
  • 2 ounces lime juice
  • 4 ounces orange juice
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 1 egg white lightly mixed


calories: 64kcalCarbohydrates: 14gProtein: 2gfat: 1gSaturated Fat: 1gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 1gsodium: 26mgpotassium: 171mgFiber: 1gSugar: elevengVitamin A: 128UIVitamin C: 37mgcalcium: elevenmgIron: 1mg

keyword Cocktail, colombian drink

About Erica Dinho

My name is Erica and I was born and raised in Colombia and now live in the northeastern United States with my husband and family. This blog was inspired by my grandmother, Mamita, who was an amazing traditional Colombian cook.

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