Turkey is a country that is located between two continents. Asia and Europe. The country has a north-south extent of around 400 miles and it stretches a 1000 miles from west to east. On the north is the black sea, to the north-east is Georgia and Armenia, on the east Azerbaijan and Iran on the south-east. On the south-west is Iraq and Syria and to the west is the Mediterranean and Aegean seas. On the north-west lies Greece and Bulgaria.
It has a population of over 73 million people. The capital city is Ankara where the functions of administration and governance and all activities of the country take place. It is the second largest city, located at the central Anatolia region and home to the grand national assembly but the largest city is Istanbul.
Raki is the national drink of Turkey. It is traditionally produced from raisin/grape spirit called suma, which is distilled to 94.55 % ABV it is then diluted with water and re-distilled with aniseed and this flavoured spirit is 80% ABV. It is then diluted to 45% ABV, sweetened and rested for 30 days before being sold.
Hedonistic Delight Baijiu Cocktail
170ml of V.I.P Jiu 8
135 ml of pure pomegranate juice
65ml of triple sec
3 teaspoons of Raki
2 lime twists
4 ice cubes
Put all ingredients except lime into a shaker, shake to mix then strain into two cocktail glasses, garnish with lime twists and serve.