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Boukha (Tunisian Arabic: بوخة‎) is a distilled beverage produced from figs. It originated in Tunisia, where most of it is still produced. Its name means 'alcohol vapor' in Judeo-Tunisian Arabic. It is obtained by simple distillation of Mediterranean figs. Its alcohol percentage ranges between 36 and 40 percent.

Boukha can be consumed straight at room temperature or cold,[1] or serve as the basis for many cocktails and for fruit salad.


  1. ^ "Boukha Bokobsa". Archived from the original on 6 April 2011. Retrieved 19 February 2011.