Panther milk (leche de pantera) is a Spanish delicacy that originated from the Spanish Foreign Legion in the 1920s. Soldiers mixed any alcohol they had with condensed milk as a substitute for medicinal pain relief and then it became a fashionable drink in the 70s.
- 5ml of grenadine (optional, for colour)
- 35ml of rum or brandy
- 35ml of gin
- 35ml of condensed milk
- 100ml of whole milk
- Put everything in a cocktail shaker
- Shake (don’t stir) with ice
- Strain into a glass
- Lightly dust with cinnamon
- Transform into a panther
- Step 5 was a joke
- But seriously, drink responsibly
Places you can drink panther milk
There’s a bar in Glasgow called Panther Milk Bar where you can drink panther milk. Whodathunkit?!
On Friday and Saturday nights, Glaswegians enter a clandestine drinking establishment through a fire exit in the back of another bar. This converted 1940s freight elevator operates solely to serve one legendary Spanish tipple: panther milk.
Why do the city’s weekend warriors flock to milk? Because panther milk, or leche de pantera, was designed explicitly to be highly drinkable and efficiently intoxicating.via