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Panamanian Drinks: 14 Best Panamanian Beverages And Non Alcoholic Drinks In Panama

Last updated on January 27th, 2023 at 04:34 pm

We will write about Panamanian drinks and our favorite drinks in Panama. The 14 best Panamanian beverages. There are also nonalcoholic Panamanian drinks like coffee that are a must to try in Panama. Also our favorite beers in Panama.

Apart from drinks in Panama prices on average a coffee can cost $2 USD, a beer and wine $2-3 USD and for dinks like cocktails in Panama expect to pay around $4-5 USD depending how fancy is the bar and the restaurant in Panama. Click here to book online Panama activities and get the best deals renting a car in Panama

Read here Panamanian food, best restaurants in Panama City and vegetarian food in Panama

SIM CARD AT PANAMA AIRPORT

I wouldn’t recommend you to buy a sim card at Panama airport. If you wish comfort you can buy eSim online and if you aren’t in a hurry just go around phone shops in the city and compare prices to buy the cheapest sim card in Panama. Panama sim card for tourist and best Panama eSim

You can find the cheapest Panama eSim with Airalo Panama eSim prepaid for $9 USD with 1 GB data valid for 7 days and for $18 USD with 3 GB data valid for 30 days. (USING DISCOUNT CODE GAMINTRAVELER 10%).

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WHERE TO STAY IN PANAMA

Hostel and dorms can only cost $15 USD a night in Panama if you’re on budget travel. They are decent and quite comfortable. There are also mid-range hotels in Panama. They can cost up to $50 USD a night if you want a more comfortable place to stay at while exploring Panama. If you prefer luxury will start from $100 USD per night.

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Panamanian Drinks: Best Panamanian Beverages And Non Alcoholic Drinks In Panama

1. RUM PUNCH

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The Panamanian Rum Punch is considered the most popular and party drink. Rum punch can be popular, but it is actually a strong drink. Made with one part sour, two parts sweet, three parts strong, and four parts weak served over ice.

2. SECO HERRERANO

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Seco Herrerano is a distillate sugar cane alcoholic drink. It is usually use it as a substitute for whiskey or vodka in pure or blended beverages. Seco Herrerano is a transparent liquor with a 35 percent alcohol by volume alcohol content.

3. DARK PASSION

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Dark Passion is a delectable sweet, citrus ground coffee with a silky aftertaste. It’s serve better in an antique glass. The silky finish of Dark Passion drink makes it ideal for a nightcap.

4. COCO HEAVEN

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Coco Heaven is a creamy, fruit drink that’s like a pina colada’s more refined relative. Instead of pineapple, use watermelon. On a hot day, this delicious Coco Heaven is precisely what you’ll want to drink.

5. CHICHA

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Chicha is a homemade fermented or non-fermented derived from grains, maize or fruit. Be careful guys when drinking chicha in Panama because is so sweet. And after a few of them maybe you will get drunk.

BEERS IN PANAMA

6. BALBOA BEER

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The flavor of Balboa was similar to that of Panama Lager. The maize taste was certainly stronger in this watery beer. Balboa was easy to drink on the beach, with no overpowering flavors.

7. ATLAS BEER

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Atlas was maybe Panama’s most famous beer, but it wasn’t bad. Its lesser ABV means you get less bang for your buck, and it’s a little waterier than its competitors. Nevertheless, if you’re seeking for a bland beach beer to satisfy your thirst in the blazing heat, Atlas is a good choice.

8. CHICHEME

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Chicheme is a sugary beverage that is famous in Countries In central America such as Panama and Costa Rica. It’s usually done with dry corn kernels that were smashed in a mortar only until tiny parts of corn remain. Chicheme, as once corn has soften, adding the nutmeg, vanilla, and sugar before removing the saucepan from the heat and allowing it to cool.

9. NARANJILLA BEVERAGE

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Naranjilla Beverage is a traditional drink in Panama. Naranjilla beverage is made from the fruit lulo and mixed with lemon juice, ice and sugar. You can mixed with alcohol liquor and also you can add condense milk if you have sweet tooth.

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10. GUARAPO SUGAR CANE

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Guarapo is form from sugar cane which has been fermenting. The same phrase is often used to describe a variety of drinks produced from water, molasses, and cane honey that are popular in Latin America. Guarapo is produced by blending fresh lemon juice with hot water and Panela.

11. FRUIT JUICES IN PANAMA

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You must try fruit juices in Panama. You will find them everywhere as street food. Prices are around $1-2 USD for a small glass depending on the flavors. Lulo with citrus flavor, Guanabana creamy flavor and one of the most popular. Tomate de arbol means tomato tree and more options. Just try all of them and choose your favorite one!

12. BATIDOS (SMOOTHIES)

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Batidos (Smoothies) is a drink made with the seasonal fruit mixed with powder milk in Panama. Smoothies are made with milk instead of water. Choose your favorite seasonal fruit like mango, banana and papaya. All of them are delicious and prices are around $3-4 USD.

13. COCONUT WATER

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Coconut water is a must to try in Panama. You will see street vendors at the beach passing by with coconut water and when you under the sun is so refreshing plus so healthy.

14. COFFEE

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Panamanian Coffee is really good. Panamanian most popular coffee is Arabica coffee in the Chiriquí highlands in Boquete. You will find many places to visit around and we recommend you to visit a farm where you will learn about how they pick their coffee where is exported and of course you will try!

WHERE TO STAY IN PANAMA

Hostel and dorms can only cost $15 USD a night in Panama which is a fair amount if you’re on budget travel. They are decent and quite comfortable. Of course, there are also mid-range hotels in Panama. They can cost up to $50 USD a night if you want a more comfortable place to stay at while exploring Panama. If you prefer luxury will start from $100 USD per night.

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BEST TIME TO VISIT PANAMA

The best time to visit Panama is during the summer dry season from mid-December to mid-April. The Panama Canal Zone has a tropical climate with high humidity year-round. You can also come to Panama in February, March, September and October for the least chance of rain.

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Hope you liked our Panamanian drinks blog post. Let us know in the comments below if we missed any drinks in Panama and which one is your favorite one in the list of Panamanian beverages. Panamanian drinks or nonalcoholic drinks in Panama?

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Happy Travels!

Ruben Arribas is the co-founder of Gamintraveler and a Spanish traveler who has traveled to more than 100 countries around the world. He is now a full-time digital nomad.

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