North Macedonia, a country in the Southern parts of Europe, is an incredible place to be. Apart from its glorious history and culture, which is evident in the ruins that can be seen everywhere. The city also has plenty of foods and drinks. There are a couple of drinks that are peculiar to this place, and no one should ever miss it. When it comes to drinks in North Macedonia, nothing is more important than the sugared Turkish coffee. The people love it so much that they wouldn’t exchange it for something else. Some people prefer to have the coffee first thing in the morning while others would wait until when they are about to eat so, they can take it before the meal. As a tourist, you have the choice to ask for the coffee anytime you want. Turkish coffee is everything you want in a beverage when you’re in North Macedonia. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
Like every other place in the world, the North Macedonians love beer, and they have a history with making it. No wonder many of them consider beer as food. The best beer in the country is Skopsko – a top-selling product that has more than 60% of the market share. The ingredient for making this beer is water, and fermented malted barley. The final product is usually golden yellow color and white foam, and it has the characteristic bitter taste of hops. Other beer products you should try are Krali Marko, Zlaten Dab, and Gorsko. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
In North Macedonia, you can leave the country without trying out their incredible wine collection. Here, the tradition of wine-making dates back many centuries in the past. There are no less than 22,400 hectares (55,000 acres) of vineyards that deliver the production of 108,100 tonnes every year, from their three wine-producing regions. The Red varieties like Vranec and Kratoshija are in high demand, mostly in the neighboring countries. White wines like Zilavka and Temjanika are also very popular. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
When you get to the country, you’ll find many imported teas however, what makes the people unique is the presence of locally produced herbal tea. These teas are very common in restaurants and bars and are offered to guests and enjoyed by locals as well. Due to the abundance of steep hills, continental breezes, and sunshine, many herbs and tea have come out of this region. The best tea to try is Mountain Tea because of the taste, flavor, vitamins, minerals, and healing properties. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!
In an average household in North Macedonia, the Rakija reigns supreme as the main alcoholic drink. Wherever you come from in any part of the world, once you have a taste of the Rakija, you would agree it is the best alcoholic drink you ever tasted. That is why tourists who visit any of the Balkan states where this drink is common would always want to try it before they leave. Rakija is distilled from fermented fruits and contains 50 to 60% alcohol.