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Filipino Drinks

  • Nescafe Original 3-in-1 Coffeemix Philippines
    3-in-1 Coffee Mixes of the Philippines!
    Posted in: Drinks

    Photo by Soundtech27 of Nescafe Original 3-in-1 Complete Coffee Mix of the Philippines. Instant coffee is very popular in the Philippines. And what could be more convenient than having a 3-in-one mix all ready and just waiting for hot water to be added? That’s coffee, sugar, and creamer!

  • Buko Pandan
    Buko Pandan
    Posted in: Drinks, Filipino Snacks

    Buko Pandan by Angie Pastor. Buko (“young coconut”) is the white coconut strands, while Pandan (screwpine leaves) refers to the flavor and green color of the gelatin cubes. This could be considered a dessert salad or a drink, depending on the amount of liquid added. 🙂

  • Calamansi Juice
    Calamansi Juice
    Posted in: Drinks

    With these cute-sized Philippine fruits being much smaller than their cousins, making fresh calamansi juice used to be such an arduous chore and was done only when your mom wanted to give your poor sick body a healthy dose of vitamin C. These days though, modern technology has made the task much easier, with bottles of calamansi juice abounding on store shelves.

  • Melon Scaper
    Melon Juice
    Posted in: Drinks

    Melon Juice by Mayette M. Garcia.

    Cantaloupe is called melon in the Philippines — milón in Tagalog.

  • Kapeng Barako at Suman na Malagkit
    Posted in: Drinks

    Kapeng Barako at Suman na Malagkit by Febananaaa.

    The Filipino word barako is from the Spanish barraco, which means a breeding boar. Some time ago, this word in the Philippines came to mean a bully or a philanderer. And today, it refers to a native species of coffee.

  • Samalamig
    Posted in: Drinks

    Also known as palamig. Prepared beverages that contain sago (tapioca pearls) and gulaman (gelatin), and are usually flavored with syrup from a wide variety of fruit extracts. Mama Sita has a line of samalamig that the company calls Geli-coolers.

  • Gold Eagle beer (king bottles)
    Gold Eagle
    Posted in: Drinks

    Product of San Miguel Brewery. Tagline: Sama-samang Mag Jamming, Sama-samang Mag Gold Eagle Beer.