Turkey is an essential place in world history. One aspect of their culture and traditions that have existed for centuries is the drinks. As visitors, you need to try some of these drinks below to be able to understand the lifestyle of these great people. Here are the most popular drinks in Turkey you have to try. Raki is the national drink of the Turkish people, and it will never disappoint you. It is a sweetened drink made from grape pomace and then flavored with aniseed. Most times, raki is served with seafood, and the drink is used to make rakomelo after it is flavored with cinnamon and honey, and then served during the winter months. Traditionally, the drink is often consumed as an appetizer, especially during the evening when people have finished the work of the day and enjoying themselves in outside restaurants. Click the next ARROW to see the next photo!