Matcha Mojito Cocktail Drink Recipe

4th of July Cocktail Recipe | Minty Matcha Cocktail or Mocktail

Matcha is the fastest growing refreshing summer drink around. In time for 4th of July celebrations, here’s a super simple cocktail recipe, which can be used as a mocktail variation too.

It doesn’t take long to prepare, and you can multiply the recipe depending how many folks you’re celebrating with. Either way, a matcha cocktail can help make up the difference for upcoming Independence Day parties falling short on regular attendance due to the pandemic.

4th of July Drinks: Matcha Cocktail Recipe (Matcha Mocktail option)

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Pay special attention to crushing together the lime and mint before finishing the drink. Cheers to officially becoming a matcha bartender:


Here's what you'll need:

  • 1-2tsp Matcha Green Tea Powder (here’s the perfect quality to choose)
  • 3/4cup Warm Water (165 F°)
  • 3/4tsp Maple Syrup
  • 1/2lime to Juice (should produce 1-1/4tbsp)
  • 1-2slices of Lime to garnish the cocktail glass
  • 2 Mint Leaves (or 3 if using a Ceremonial Grade matcha) 


Follow theses steps:

  1. In your cocktail glass, crush mint and fresh lime slices to form the muddled mint/lime juice.
  2. In a separate preparation cup, sift and whisk matcha with warm water.
  3. Add maple syrup to the matcha and stir hard until mostly dissolved, then add the mint/lime (hold the separate slices
  4. Fill cocktail glass with ice serving glass and pour the matcha mixture over the ice.
  5. Stir to bring the lime/mint up from the bottom of the cocktail glass.


  • Leave as is, or add 1 shot of your choice of spirits

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