Yeni Raki Seri is a Turkish aniseed-flavoured spirit. What type of alcohol is raki? Raki is a clear brandy made from distilled grapes and aniseed, and it’s the national drink of Turkey. Other anise based spirits popular in the Mediterranean include Ouzo in Greece, Sambuca in Italy and Pastis in France. However, Raki tends to be stronger and less sweet, with no added sugar in Yeni Raki Seri in particular. Made from the first grape and aniseed harvests, Yeni Raki Seri is smooth and refined. Enjoy in the traditional Turkish way, as a long drink mixed with natural spring water and a couple of ice cubes. Buy Yeni Raki Seri to pair with traditional Turkish meze dishes next time you’re hosting a Turkish themed dinner party.