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Ouzo Cocktail Recipes


Many thanks to the bartenders at the Proedreio in Arhanes, Crete, for sharing their knowledge and expertise.

A shot of ouzo can be poured over ice in a highball glass and topped off with orange juice or lemonade.

TKO Shooter
1/3 oz. tequila
1/3 oz. Kahlua
1/3 oz. ouzo

Serve in a shot glass.

Twister Shooter
1/3 oz. ouzo
1/3 oz. vodka
1/3 oz. cherry brandy

Serve in a shot glass.

Vulcan Mind Probe Shooter
1 oz. ouzo
1 oz. rum

Serve in a pony glass.

Greek Revolution Shooter
1/3 oz. ouzo
1/3 oz. grenadine
1/3 oz. galliano

Serve in a shot glass.

Greek Tiger
1 part ouzo
4 parts orange juice

Put 4 ice cubes in a shaker, shake and strain into an old-fashioned glass. Add a squeeze of lime, garnish with a twist of lime peel.

Greek Doctor
1 oz. ouzo
1 oz. vodka
1/2 oz. lemon juice
1 oz. orange juice

Shake with 4 ice cubes, strain into an old-fashioned glass, and garnish with a slice of orange.

Greek Matter Scatter
1/2 oz. ouzo
1/2 oz. white creme de cacao
1/3 oz. coconut rum

Shake with ice and pour into a rock glass or old-fashioned glass

Jelly Bean
1 oz. ouzo
dash of a red or blue cordial (raspberry, blue curacao)

Pour ouzo and cordial into a highball glass with ice, top off with lemonade.

Page One: What You Need on Hand for an Ouzo Party
Page Two: What to Serve with Ouzo: Mezethes

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