The wine is derived from the sap of the matured flower of Nipa (Nypafruticans) then processed.
Nipa palm is an abundant natural resource that abounds in Butuan City. Having this abundant resource in the region, the Nipa Palm plays a part in the Butuanons survival up until now. Residents in Brgy. Babag and Agusan Pequeño of Butuan City, known suppliers of “laksoy”, considered wine-making as their major source of livelihood aside from fishing.