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Old September 2nd, 2008, 07:33 PM
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Default Re: Al Fakher Apple vs. Double Apple

Originally Posted by Hajo Flettner View Post
Funny you'd have to import AF as I always assumed they sold it in Egypt. In any case, since you are in Egypt you should get Shh 'el-beled (it's from Tunisia but i've bought in Cairo) which is much better then maossel from the gulf.

As to apple AF is alright but I think that Al Emir is better and Salloum Bahreny the best apple around (it's made in Egypt and very cheap to boot!)

As to double apple i'd say that AF Bahrainin or Afzal Silver Fox are the best. They both are quite different but very good.
I do not import AF. I buy it off the local market in Egypt. Never heard of Sheikh el balad, where did u buy it in Cairo? Hussein market?

Originally Posted by Murkmastur View Post
I think DA has too much anise flavor in it for my taste..I haven't tried regular apple though yet, I'll get some if the anise flavor isn't there, or isn't as noticeable.

DA yes has too much anise, Apple has none.
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