Ouzo a dry alcoholic traditional Greek beverage (also very common in Cyprus, Lebanon and Israel) with a strong anise flavour. The origin of its name is uncertain, according to some, the term ouzo comes from the Turkish word “Uzum” in turkish means “grape stalk”.
Many kind of Ouzo are produced with different tastes and alcoholic content, most of the best quality is recognized to be produced on the island of Lesvo. The best and traditional way to sip a glass of Ouzo is together with mezedes, greek traditional plates od food.
Often mixed with water, becoming cloudy white, Ouzo is mostly served with ice cubes in collin glasses.
Enjoy a glass of a real traditional greek drink!