What Is A Matcha Martini? Alcoholic Drink Recipe

What Is A Matcha Martini? Alcoholic Drink Recipe

Mariana Kanellos
3 minute read

A Matcha Martini is a unique twist on the classic martini cocktail, incorporating the health benefits and distinctive flavor of matcha green tea powder. The result is a drink that is both satisfying and invigorating, perfect for a social gathering or a relaxing evening at home.

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz vodka
  • 1/2 oz dry vermouth
  • 1/2 teaspoon matcha green tea powder
  • 1 oz simple syrup
  • Ice

Instructions:

  • Add vodka and dry vermouth into a shaker.
  • Add the matcha green tea powder and simple syrup to your Elixir Mixer. Stir with your Elixir Mixer until well combined. This ensures that the matcha is thoroughly mixed and won't clump in the cocktail.
  • Add the matcha mixture into the shaker with the vodka and vermouth.
  • Add ice, then shake well until everything is well mixed and chilled.

Strain into a chilled martini glass, garnish with a small mint leaf if you like, and serve immediately. Enjoy!

FAQs:

Why use the Elixir Mixer in a cocktail?

Using an Elixir Mixer ensures that the matcha powder is fully integrated into the cocktail, leading to a smoother taste and a more pleasing appearance.

Can I use a different kind of tea if I don't have matcha?

While matcha gives this cocktail its unique color and flavor, you could try other finely ground teas. The result will be different but still delicious.

Can I make this cocktail alcohol-free?

Certainly! You can replace the vodka with more simple syrup or a non-alcoholic vodka alternative. The vermouth can be replaced with non-alcoholic white grape juice with a splash of lemon juice.

Why matcha in a martini?

Matcha not only provides a unique flavor to the classic martini, but it also carries several health benefits. Matcha is high in antioxidants, may help protect the liver, boost brain function, and may aid in weight loss.

Can I add other flavors to this matcha martini?

Yes, feel free to experiment with other flavors! For instance, a splash of lime juice can add a nice tanginess, or you could add a drop or two of rose water for a floral note.

Why garnish with coffee beans?

The coffee beans not only make a stylish garnish, but their aroma also enhances the sensory experience of the drink, complementing the rich coffee flavor of the martini.

Try the Elixir Mixer—our electric whisk bottle—crafting a diverse range of hot and cold drinks is streamlined. Fill it up, press the button, and 15 seconds later—get sipping. It will quickly become the MVP of your everyday rituals.

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