Panama drink refers to a brandy-based drink prepared using brandy, heavy cream, crème de cacao and one egg white. Egg whites as well as crème liqueurs were regular ingredients used in cocktail recipes that came up in the middle 1920s and though it is unclear about the person who invented the cocktail, it was seen in several books during the time. The cocktail may sometimes be confused with "Brandy Alexander", a drink that is made using dark in place of the white crème de cacao. The drink is believed to have been created in the 1920s during the reign of Theodore Roosevelt as the president of USA.
Ingredients Used and Popular Methods of Preparation of Panama Cocktail
Panama drink is simple and easy to make. It is made using white creme de cacao which is colorless flavored liqueur containing 40 proof chocolate made out of the cacao seed. The drink possesses an interesting golden color and is normally served in a frosted glass. The cocktail glasses are chilled by placing them in the deep freezer for almost two hours before treating the guests. The glasses can be frozen by being dipped in ice bucket either leaving them for 25 minutes. As soon as the ingredients are in place to mix the drink, the glasses may be removed from the freezer or ice container to hold the drink. The glass is thereafter added with cracked ice. The ingredients are shaken in a cocktail shaker and added to the cocktail glasses to serve.