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Green Monk Cocktail

A beautiful combination of gin, lemon juice and a homemade ginger honey syrup mixed with Aiya Matcha. It brings the flavors of fall and winter that we love along with the health benefits of Matcha.

Makes 1 serving.

*Contains alcohol 

An original recipe prepared for us by One Martini. 

Ingredients

    • ½ oz gin
    • ¾ oz ginger honey syrup
    • ½ oz fresh squeezed meyer lemon juice
    • ¼ oz green Chartreuse 
    • 2 ½ oz Aiya Culinary Grade Matcha, whisked and cooled
    • soda water to top off
    • 3 pcs candied ginger on a skewer, for garnish

Directions

    Cocktail
    1. Add gin, ginger honey syrup, meyer lemon juice and green chartreuse to a cocktail shaker. Fill with ice and shake.
    2. Whisk about ½ tsp Matcha in 2 ½ oz hot water and allow to cool.
    3. Fill a highball glass with ice and pour in cooled Matcha.
    4. Strain the contents of the cocktail shaker into the highball glass.
    5. Top with soda water.
    6. Garnish with candied ginger on a skewer and enjoy!

      Ginger Honey Syrup

      1. Combine ½ cup honey, ⅓ cup water, ¼ vanilla bean sliced open, 1 orange peel and 1 Tbsp grated ginger in a small saucepan.
      2. Heat on medium-low, stirring to dissolve the honey.
      3. Let simmer 15 minutes, remove from heat, let cool and strain into a glass bottle.
      4. Store in the refrigerator until ready to use.

       

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