Matcha Cocktail Recipe, Matcha Mojito, Matcha Drink Recipe

Matcha Cocktail Recipe, Matcha Mojito, Matcha Drink Recipe

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:

INGREDIENTS YOU’LL NEED

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) 

INSTRUCTIONS TO MAKE

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.

LAST STEP

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

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