Booze

Meyhane Culture and The Best Meyhanes in Istanbul

If you are looking for a completely authentic Turkish experience one needs to look no...

The Best Places to Go for Wine Tasting in Istanbul

Many travelers are surprised to hear that Turks make wine. However, there is more than...

What's Rakı?

Rakı is one of the most traditional Turkish alcoholic beverages consumed on a regular...

The Best Place to Buy Wine in Beyoglu, Istanbul

You should definitely check out Sensus Wine, which is located right next to the Galata...

What does Efes Pilsen taste like?

Efes isn't bad at first taste, though it is a bit sweet. The real problem with the...

What are the best wine bars in Istanbul?

Contrary to what you might think, wine is certainly not a new phenomenon in Istanbul....

How much does a beer cost in Beyoglu nowadays?

A beer is about 10TL (~ $6) 10 Tl would be a pretty expensive beer around here. That's...

Can you drink outside?

I'm not a lawyer so this is definitely not legal advice. If you get drunk in public and...

Are there any drinks special to Istanbul that I can't find in the U.S.?

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rak%C4%B1 Rakı is the correct answer. But I suggest you to...

What is the alcohol law?

The current AKP government has passed new regulations in 2013. According to the...

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