Essentially, this is an anise-flavored martini that is simultaneously subtle in flavor and potent. The amount of ouzo (a Greek anisette liqueur) you choose is a matter of personal preference but this 1/4 oz is perfect for a gentle introduction to the flavor that is most associated with black licorice.
Prep Time: 3 minutes
Total Time: 3 minutes
Yield: 1 Cocktail
- Pour the ingredients into a cocktail shaker filled with ice.
- Shake well.
- Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
- Garnish with a Greek olive.
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