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The climate of the Philippines
is distinguished by having relatively high temperature, high humidity and abundant
rainfall. This is a reason why chilled drinks are well-liked and popular.
- ginger tea
Gulaman at Sago - a flavored iced-drink
with agar gelatin and tapioca balls/pearls
Fresh Mango Shake - ripe mangoes
blended with milk, ice and sugar
Pandan Iced Tea - tea made with
Pandan leaves and lemon grass.
Green Mango Shake - green mangoes
blended with syrup.
Kalamansi Juice - Philippine limes
squeezed and blended with honey, syrup or sugar.
Lambanog - is hard liquor made from
Fresh Buko Juice - The Philippines
is a producer of coconut products. The fruit is topped and a straw is pierced
into the membrane allowing a person to drink its juice.
Other Tropical Fruit Drinks - Dalanghita
(green mandarin), Suha (Pomelo), Piña (Pineapple), Banana, and Guyabano
Brandy-Iced Tea Powder - a popular
cocktail and a part of several cocktails of liqueurs and juice powders.
Fruit Shakes - similar to milkshake
but it only contains fruit or flavoring (like chocolate malt drink powder or chocolate
cookies), milk (except in some fruits), crushed ice, water and sugar. There are
unusual flavors like durian.
Gin-Pomelo (a certain type of citrus, popular to
its pink color) Juice Powder
Gin-Pineapple Juice Powder
Brandy-Grape Juice Powder
Pearl Shakes - powder-flavored shakes
with large tapioca pearls (sago) and syrup; come in a wide assortment of flavors
including mango, ube, halo-halo, corn, pandan, buko, etc.