After so many trips to the bar, you must feel like you've got a handle on the major spirits of the world. Sure, you'll allow that there are strange regional apéritifs you're unaware of, but you think you can list the big ones. Well, unless you know pisco, a clear Peruvian spirit with hundreds of years of history, there's a hole in your knowledge.

Lucky for you, we're happy to fill it—with the help of Johnny Schuler, of Pisco Portón, the world's expert on pisco, not to mention a boss in the truest sense of the word. Let Johnny explain, as only he can, the history of a spirit you'll soon be seeing in bars all across America.

Here are 10 Things Every Guy Should Know About Pisco.