Top Ten Drinks in Turkey
1- Tea, served in a small tulip shaped glass, black
2- Turkish Coffee, dark, strong and sweet.
3- Raki, Turkey's national drink. A strong spirit made
of grapes and flavored with aniseed. Served neat or with cold
water and ice.
4- Ayran, a salty yogourt drink. Very refreshing on
5- Orange Juice, freshly squeezed from locally grown
6- Apricot Juice
7- Wine, Turkey has a long history of vineyard cultivation
and wine production. Evidence indicates that the Pre-Hitites
produced wine 3000-4000 BC and called it "VINO."
Today production is centered in the Mediterranean, Aegean
and Central Anatolian regions. Turkey produces some good red
and white wines. Doluca and Kavaklidere are leading brands.
8- Boza, a thick winter drink made from bulgur wheat.
9- Sahlep, a hot, sweet winter drink made from powdered
10- Ihlamur, a herbal tea made from dried lime flowers.