Rakı: A magical Turkish alcoholic beverage

There is an alcoholic beverage of Turkey; Rakı. It is a colorless beverage in the bottle, it gets white when you add water. It is a tough drink, you had better drink with water.

It is a companion of various meals such as fish. For example Rakı + fish= Ayvalık, it is the formula of pleasure in Aegean region. You can also taste kebab with rakı.

Its original glass is thin and tall. Some artists created some special rakı glasses. Some excuses to drink rakı were written on them.

Try to get this pleasure when you visit Turkey…


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