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Seco Herrerano

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Seco Herrerano

Seco Herrerano is an alcoholic beverage distilled from sugarcane. It is distilled three times, and is considered the national beverage of Panama It is traditionally used straight or in mixed drinks as a replacement for rum or vodka. It is a clear liquor that is sold at 35 percent alcohol by volume (70 US proof). There are actually multiple brands of Seco. Herrerano, made by the Varela family who invented the Seco in 1908, is the most widely available and popular of all brands. Varela Hermanos produces more than a million cases of Seco every year and it is sold to more than 65 countries around the world.

Seco Herrerano can be mixed with almost anything, from tropical fruits to liquors. One of the more famous drinks made with seco is "Chichita Panamá", made with grapefruit and pineapple juice. On the Atlantic side of the country, Seco Herrerano is drunk even with milk (colloquially known as "seco con vaca") and coconut milk.

Other names

  1. Seco
  2. Nueve Letras (El mas conocido)
  3. Vuelve Loco

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