Refajo Colombiano is a traditional and simple cocktail made with beer, ice and a Colombian soda (Colombiana). It's refreshing and delicious.
What is Refajo?
It's a traditional Colombian cocktail made with beer and “Colombiana”, which is a soda from Colombia. It is a very simple and quick recipe but refreshing and delicious. It is very popular in Colombian restaurants and it is a great accompaniment to our asados or grilled meats.
Colombian Refajo is the perfect drink to serve on a warm day. It's easy to make and sure to please a crowd!
Here’s what you’ll need to make Refajo:
You can find the full printable recipe card with ingredients and directions below.
Colombiana: A traditional Colombian soda that taste like Kola. In the USA I find Colombiana in my local Latin food market, Amazon or at Amigos Food online.
Beer: In Colombia this cocktail is usually made with "Cerveza Aguila" a Colombian beer, But you can use your favorite beer to make refajo.
Aguardiente: Colombian anise flavored alcoholic drink. This ingredient is optional.
Ice cubes: For serving.
Some people like to add sliced fresh oranges to their refajo, feel free to add them if you like.
Colombian Refajo Recipe
- 1 liter Colombiana Soda
- 2 liter beer
- 4 cups ice
- 3 aguardiente shots optional
- Mix all the ingredients serve and enjoy.
This cocktail is so easy to make as all you have to do is place the ingredients in a pitcher and stir. No shaking, no straining and no bar tools needed. Perfect drink for brunch, cocktails on the porch, or just serve for dinner with grilled beef, pork skewers or steak with chimichurri.
You can serve Colombian Refajo is a large pitcher or individual glasses. Keep it in the fridge until ready to serve.
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