Last updated on December 28th, 2022 at 10:12 pm
We will write about Ecuadorian drinks and our favorite drinks in Ecuador. The 14 best Ecuadorian beverages. There are also non-alcoholic Ecuadorian drinks like coffee that are a must to try in Ecuador. Also our favorite beer in Ecuador. Click here to book online Quito Day Tour and activities
Apart from drinks in Ecuador the prices on average a coffee can cost $2 USD, a beer and wine $2-3 USD and for dinks like cocktails in Ecuador expect to pay around $4-5 USD depending on how fancy is the bar and the restaurant in Ecuador.
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WHERE TO STAY IN ECUADOR
There are many types of accommodation you can choose from in Ecuador. You can find hostels offering fair comfort for a cheap price. You can get a dorm for $8-10 USD. There are rooms available mid-budget for $30-40 USD and if you prefer luxury accommodation starting from $60 USD.
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ECUADORIAN DRINKS: BEST ECUADORIAN BEVERAGES AND NON ALCOHOLIC DRINKS IN ECUADOR
ALCOHOLIC DRINKS IN ECUADOR
Rum or brandy, milk, sweetener, and eggs are all used to make Rompope. Nuts, vanilla essence, nutmeg, or cinnamon are some of the common additives. Rompope is also widely use it as a fruit or ice cream decoration in desserts.
Pinol is Ecuador’s popular beverage, prepare with ground toast barley flour, unrefine sugar, spice, and milk. Rafael Emilio Madrid of Salcedo, came up with the idea after observing employees suck on panela. Pinol was first produce in the 1950s at the Madrid family’s plant in San Rafael, Ecuador.
3. CHICHA MORADA
Chicha morada is an Ecuadorian drink that originates in the mountain areas but is now widely drunk throughout the country. Corn culli, also known as purple maize, is the main ingredient in the drink. Chicha morada has a delicious, not-too-sweet flavor that reminds me of mulled wine and melting grape popsicles.
4. COLADA MORADA
Colada morada is an Ecuadorian beverage that is rich and purple in hue. Its beginnings can be trace back to pre-Hispanic times. Water, black maize flour, seasonings, fruits, and sugar cane are use to make the colada morada .
5. CHICHA DE PIÑA
Chicha de piña is a pineapple base variant of chicha. It’s a bubbly, pleasant beverage that’s popular in several Latin Countries. Chicha de piña is generally ferment, but can also be boil and consume right away.
BEERS IN ECUADOR
6. PILSENER BEER
Since 1913, Pilsener has been a favorite amongst Ecuadorian family and friends. A wonderful emblem of love and history to appreciate. In Ecuador, Pilsener has the levels and overall and market share.
Pisco is an alcoholic liquor create from ferment grape juice. It was develop as a replacement for orujo in the 16th century. Pisco can indeed be consume straight, but it’s most commonly found in cocktails, the most popular of which is the famous Pisco Sour.
Mistela is a beverage that is from a combination of grape have to and alcohol. It is use as a treat complement and has a sweet flavor. In the winery’s 2,500 liter acacia foudres, the mistela is age for a minimum of one year.
MORE ECUADORIAN DRINKS: NON ALCOHOLIC DRINKS IN ECUADOR
9. HORCHATA TEA
Horchata tea is a sweet tea beverage produce in Ecuador from a range of herbs and flowers. It’s a 16 to 32 medicinal plant infusion with sugar, honey, or raw sugar cane, and lemon extracts. Method of preparation you choose, horchata tea will have a varied flavor.
Canelazo is a hot drink in Ecuador. Canelazo is made of water with sugar cane, cinnamon, lime juice, cloves and you can add aguardiente (optional to do it).
11. FRUIT JUICES IN ECUADOR
It would help if you tried fruit juices in Ecuador. You will find them everywhere as street food. Depending on the flavors, prices are around $2-3 USD for a small glass. 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)
Batidos (Smoothies) is a drink made with the seasonal fruit mixed with powder milk in Ecuador. 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 $2-3 USD.
13. COCONUT WATER
Coconut water is a must to try in Ecuador. 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. ECUADORIAN COFFEE
Ecuadorian Coffee is really good. Ecuadorian most popular coffeee is Arabica coffee in the Western foothills of the Andes South of Guayaquil. 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!
Hope you liked our Ecuadorian drinks blog post. Let us know if we missed any drinks in Ecuador and which one is your favorite one in the list of Ecuadorian beverages.
BEST TIME TO VISIT IN ECUADOR
There are two season and these is named wet and dry. Months of December to April this are the month where it gets the most rain. So this means May is the best time to visit Ecuador. And also the weather in the country doesn’t change that much so it is very much fine to visit other months too. In some places it will be warm during the day and very called at night.
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