Kara Kum Desert

The beverages in the country

Green tea is served in traditional tea kettle (chaynek). It is very popular in winter to warm up and in summer to cool down when it is hot.

Coffee – good coffee can be found in some cafes or restaurants. In bazaars and in the street snacks it is normally – instant coffee.

Alcoholic drinks are available and easy to buy. It is not allowed to drink it in the streets, administrative or public places. The most popular are beer and vodka, and are served in bars and in restaurants. There are local breweries, distilleries in the country. Local draught beer are offered in all bars or cafes – ZIP, Baltika… Local liquor stores sell bottled vodka, cognac, wines.