"Raki is a non-sweet usually anise-flavored aperitif that is produced by twice distilling either only suma or suma that has been mixed with ethyl alcohol in traditional copper alembics of 5,000 litres (1,320 US gallon, 1,100 UK gallon) volume or less with aniseed. It is similar to several kinds of alcoholic beverages available in the Mediterranean, Middle East and Colombia, including pastis, ouzo, sambuca, arak, anise castellano, and aquardiente. In the Balkans, however, raki refers to a non-anise-flavored drink made from distilled pomace, similar to Italian grappa, Greek tsipouro, Cretan tsikoudia, Cypriot zivania and Spanish orujo.
In Turkey, raki is the unofficial 'national drink' and it is traditionally drunk mixed with water; the dilution causes this alcoholic drink to turn a milky-white colour, and possibly because of its colour, this mixture is popularly called ''Aslan sütü'' (or ''Arslan sütü''), literally meaning "Lion's milk" (A(r)slan ia also used to mean strong, brave man, hence ''Milkfor the brave''."
If you don't drink before you must be enjoy with snaks and your close friends ;)
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