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And should Sudan become a secular state, the date-gin brewers believe it would not affect their trade.
"We can compete - no problem," the sisters say.
Maysara agrees that it is not only its affordability that makes araqi appealing - whisky can easily be found in the capital for about $50 a bottle.
The taste of araqi is "unbelievable", he says - with a great burst of laughter.
The one I feel sorry for is Maysara, who sounds like a real hardcore drunk. He's had 160 (nonconsecutive) lashes, been forced to pay bribes to avoid more of the same, and still refuses to stop drinking. There's a man who won't stop until he's broke or physically incapable of holding a cup
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