Greek Summer Sip: How to Make A Refreshing Ouzo Cocktail


Greek Summer Sip: How to Make A Refreshing Ouzo Cocktail

What are the necessary ingredients to make a refreshing ouzo cocktail?


Summer is the perfect time to experiment with refreshing cocktails! If you’re looking for something unique, give this Ouzo cocktail a try. Rich in flavor and refreshing, this Greek Summer Sip combines the classic Greek spirit with fresh ingredients that are sure to tantalize your taste buds. Read on to find out how to create this delicious cocktail.


– 1 1/2 oz Ouzo
– 1/2 oz freshly squeezed lemon juice
– 1/2 oz simple syrup
– 4-5 fresh mint leaves
– Club soda
– Ice
– Lemon wedges and extra mint for garnish


1. Begin by filling a cocktail shaker with ice. Add the Ouzo, lemon juice, and simple syrup into the shaker.

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2. Add the mint leaves to the shaker, and then shake all the ingredients together until well combined and chilled.

3. Strain the mixture into a tall glass filled with ice.

4. Top off the glass with club soda, and stir gently to combine.

5. Garnish with a lemon wedge and a sprig of fresh mint, and serve immediately.


This Ouzo cocktail is a refreshing and unique way to cool down on a hot summer day. The fresh ingredients perfectly complement the classic Greek spirit, making for a crisp and delicious drink. Give this recipe a try and enjoy a taste of Greece in your own backyard!

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