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Pkt ice


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Apart from waffles, Luik (Lige) is famous for its Pkt. This is an alcoholic drink based on grain, a little like Dutch gin, made of wheat, hops and juniper berries. its alcohol percentage varies between 22 and 35%. Sometimes it is colored and flavored with fruit or flowers. Pkt means spicy in the language from Luik, a language which, by the way, hardly anybody knows nowadays. There is even a special Pkt bar. On the 15th of August, Luik has a celebration in its "Quartier d'Outremeuse" where pkt is served; adolescent even add it to their soft drinks.
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