Fig based eau de vie flavored with anise.
This drink may have been popular with French colonials in the post-absinthe era in Morocco(?)
Traditionally made by the Jewish population of Morocco. A Middle Eastern 'moonshine'. Sounds like it may appeal to fans of arak or raki.
Another spirit brought from obscurity by an American micro distillery in Yonkers, NY
An article about it here:
Avail at DUNY and other shops that ship
A slide show at the distiller about the history
Edited by TheLoucheyMonster!, 22 February 2013 - 02:41 PM.