Dry liquor flavored with anise produced in Greece. The recipe includes the pressing of grapes and raisins which, during fermentation, are added to other berries and herbs. The strong smell that distinguishes Ouzo is due to anise but other common ingredients are licorice, coriander, cloves, angelica root, mint, fennel, hazelnuts, cinnamon and flowers limes. It is distilled in pot stills and the result is cooled and allowed to stand for several months.It has an alcohol volume of between 40 and 50%.