A night party in a bar on Jalan Jaksa in Jakarta, Indonesia. Photo: Alamy 

Indonesia’s local spirits: alcohol’s history and geography in the world’s largest Muslim nation 

Although alcohol is heavily taxed in the country and frowned upon in Islam, alcoholic drinks have long been a part of Indonesia’s many cultures. From arak to sopi to tuak, we take a look at the island nation’s indigenous tipples 

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A night party in a bar on Jalan Jaksa in Jakarta, Indonesia. Photo: Alamy 
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