Chicha Morada Adds A Punch of Savory Spice to Cocktails

Amy Cavanaugh

Chicha morada, the Peruvian drink made with purple corn and spices, may date back to the Inca Empire, but the chicha morada cocktails popping up at Peruvian restaurants are distinctly modern.

“Chicha morada is a traditional Peruvian beverage; anywhere you go, you will be able to get a glass, whether that’s for breakfast, lunch, or dinner,” says Sam Garcia, bartender...