An anise-based liqueur similar to absinthe but yellowish in color and containing no wormwood.
pas-TEES] 1. Similar to Pernod, this clear, strong (90 proof), licorice-flavored aperitif is very popular in the south of France. It`s usually mixed with water, which turns it whitish and cloudy. 2. Any of various yeast-leavened pastries of southwestern France such as pastis Beranais, which is flavored with brandy and orange-flower water.
More generally known by its proprietary names, such as Pernod, Ricard, Mon Pastis or Prado. Anise-based aperitif drink that turns cloudy when mixed with water. A dilute form of Absinthe, essentially.