These lines mark where the tides deposit their jumbled cargo of sea weed, shells, egg cases, broken crab carapaces and claws, threads of sea grass, and bits of plastic and other debris. They are also sometimes called strand lines. Below, a left shell from a Transverse Ark Anadara transversa appears in a wrack line. I have some confidence in this identification and believe that all of the arks turning up are Transverse Arks. Those of recent vintage are now here in sufficient numbers that I can find at least one example whenever I walk in search of shells. Among them are articulated shells and specimens that are clearly immature.
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They were usually part of the traditional tapay fermentation process and were fermented inside earthen jars known as tapayan. They were consumed both for recreation and in the animist rituals in the various indigenous anito religions. Social drinking tagayan or inuman in Tagalog and Visayan languages was and continues to be an important aspect of Filipino social interactions. The pangasi of the Visayans , for example, is now virtually extinct.
Pangasi also survives among the Sulodnon people of Panay , though it has also been replaced with sugarcane. It is flavored with ginger and sugarcane juice.
It is mixed with ginger and roots. It is a very important part of traditional rituals of the highland tribes. Basi is notable in that it caused the Basi Revolt when Spanish authorities tried to ban the private manufacture of basi. It is largely extinct,    though it still partially survives among the Lumad peoples of Mindanao where it is flavored with langkawas Alpinia galanga or pal-la Cordyline fruticosa roots.
They are now extinct and only known from colonial sources. They include the kabarawan of the Visayans which was made from honey mixed with bark from the kabarawan tree Neolitsea villosa ; and the bais of the Mandaya and Manobo people which is made from honey and water.
The most popular are anisado , anise liqueurs generally infused with various herbal ingredients by early Chinese-Filipino immigrants. A notable variant of anisado is anisado Mallorca, or simply Mallorca, which adds sugar and can also be used as a cooking wine.