A Twist on Traditional Ouzo – Orektiko

Refreshing Greek Summer Drink Recipe: A Twist⁤ on ‌Traditional​ Ouzo

What ingredients⁤ are needed to make ⁤this refreshing Greek⁤ summer drink recipe ⁤with ⁣a twist on traditional⁤ ouzo?

Summer⁣ is officially here, ⁤and what’s better than enjoying a refreshing drink under the‍ sun? Here’s a twist on a⁢ traditional Greek drink using ouzo for a⁢ unique and fun summer drink.


  • 1.5 oz of ouzo
  • 1.5 oz of fresh pomegranate ​juice
  • 1 oz of fresh lime ⁣juice
  • 1⁢ oz⁣ of ‍simple syrup
  • 1 oz⁢ of soda water
  • 1 lime ‍wheel and mint sprig for​ garnish


  1. In ⁣a shaker,⁣ combine ouzo, pomegranate juice, lime juice, ⁢and simple syrup.
  2. Fill shaker with ice and shake vigorously for 15 seconds.
  3. Strain the mixture into a tall glass⁢ filled with ​ice.
  4. Top with soda water ‍and stir gently.
  5. Garnish with a lime wheel and a mint sprig.
  6. Enjoy your refreshing twist on⁢ traditional ⁤ouzo!


This ‌is a perfect drink to enjoy on a ⁣warm ⁢summer day. Not only ⁣is it ⁤refreshing, but the unique flavor of ouzo⁢ and pomegranate ​will impress your guests ​at any ‍gathering. Give this drink a try, and let us ‌know what you think!

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