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Batavia Arak

Type

Sugar cane & molasses-based spirits

Description

Generic for distilled Indonesian spirit of sugarcane & fermented Javanese rice - the basis for Swedish Punsch. Originally produced at Batavia (modern day Jakarta) in the Dutch Colonies of Indonesia. Uncommon but excellent in cocktails.

Flavor

rum, smokey and sharp

Availability

Rare. Produced and sold in Netherlands. Known to be distributed in parts of Europe and Caribbean. Export and/or distribution unreliable. Rarely exported. Regional. Available for on-line ordering in some markets.

Usage examples

This ingredient appears in 3 recipes in CocktailDB.
pictureArrack Cooler
pictureArrack Punch
pictureWhite Wine Punch

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