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What does Metaxa Ouzo taste like?

What does Metaxa Ouzo taste like?

Fresh. cool, slightly licorice/anisse taste.

What’s in Ouzo Metaxa?

Created according to a time-honored recipe, this unique aperitif features a blend of Mediterranean spices including aniseed, fennel, coriander and the precious mastic coming from the island of Chios, which endow Ouzo by METAXA with a rich, complex bouquet and cool, crisp flavor.

What is Metaxa Greek spirit?

Metaxa (Greek: Μεταξά) is a Greek amber spirit created by Spyros Metaxa in 1888. Its taste comes from the combination of Muscat wines from the island of Samos, aged wine distillates, and Mediterranean botanicals. Metaxa has been part of the Rémy Cointreau Group since 2000.

What proof is Ouzo?

The truth is, while it can be high proof, ouzo isn’t necessarily stronger than bourbon (it has to be at least 37.5% ABV, or 75 proof, hardly hit-the-floor worthy – sorry to spoil the fun). However, it is delicious. If you’re a fan of absinthe, aquavit, or licorice in general, you’ll dig ouzo.

Is Metaxa Ouzo good?

Master Ouzo has been made using the highest quality ingredients and Metaxa continues this legacy by using a combination of traditional and modern methods. The result is that this ouzo is rich, floral, smooth and robust. It is a great spirit to serve to people new to ouzo, ouzo experts and everyone in between.

Can you drink Ouzo straight?

Ouzo is usually mixed with water, becoming cloudy white, sometimes with a faint blue tinge, and served with ice cubes in a small glass. Ouzo can also be drunk straight from a shot glass.

What percent alcohol is ouzo?

Sugar may be added before water dilution, which is done mostly with ouzo from Southern Greece. The final ABV is usually between 37.5 and 50 percent; the minimum allowed is 37.5 percent.

Is ouzo good for your stomach?

In addition to sipping on ouzo along with mezes, the national drink of Greece has healing properties as well. It is known to ease an upset stomach, relieve a headache, and alleviate teething pains in infants. The terpenes in ouzo have anti-inflammatory properties and antioxidant activity protecting cells from disease.

Does ouzo improve with age?

Once a bottle of ouzo is opened, the contents may begin to evaporate slowly and some flavor may be lost over time, but the ouzo will remain safe to consume if it has been stored properly.