Matcha Madness Cocktails by Ito En

Matcha has taken the world by storm. You can start your day with a matcha latte and a matcha doughnut, have a matcha smoothie for lunch and round off the evening with one of these delectable matcha cocktails. Here are some tasty cocktails by Ito En that incorporate their matcha LOVE tea.

Photo courtesy of Ito En

Matcha Vice

Daiquiri style drink with tropical notes of
pineapple and orange. Prepare shaken and
garnish with lime.

2 parts matcha LOVE® matcha colada
1 part pineapple rum
1/2 part: triple sec

When Ginger Met Matcha

Ginger notes with a fresh kick. Shake,
and garnish with crystallized ginger.

2 parts matcha LOVE® matcha colada
1 part vodka
1 part canton ginger liqueur

Sake-to-you matcha spritz

Japanese sake cocktail with bubbles.
Prepare by gently stirring all
ingredients—do not shake! See below
for the matcha simple syrup recipe.

1 part matcha simple syrup*
1 part sparkling sake
1 part prosecco
1 part club soda or seltzer

Matcha Simple Syrup

Stir together all the ingredients in a
sauce pan over low-medium heat until
sugar is dissolved. Cool before storing.

3 parts water
1 part turbinado sugar
1/2 part matcha LOVE® culinary matcha

At World Tea Expo:
Rona Tison, senior vice president of corporate relations for Ito En, North America, will explore the culinary side of matcha.
Session: Drink, Cook, Eat: A Modern Take on the Love of Matcha
When: 10:15 a.m.– 1:15 a.m. Wednesday, June 14
Where: N238