Milk of Lions: Arak

Milk of Lions: Arak

Arak is a traditional Middle Eastern liqueur originally distilled from fermented date palm sap. Now a days, it is most often distilled from grapes, and sometimes plums or figs, and water. At first taste, it is reminiscent of a French pastis or sambuca due to the presence of aniseed; however, pastis (and sambuca) is made using grain-based alcohol and sugar.…

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