Matcha Mint Julep

If you like your cocktails with a caffeine hit this Matcha-infused Mint Julep is a must try!

Matcha Mint Julep from The Bojon Gourmet

Makes 2


  • Small bowl
  • Cocktail shaker
  • Cocktail muddler
  • 2 highball glasses


  • 2 tsp Matcha Live Longer green tea powder
  • ¾ cup water
  • ½ cup fresh spearmint
  • 2 tbsp sugar
  • 1-2 tbsp fresh lemon juice
  • ½ cup bourbon
  • Ice
  • Mint leaves to garnish


  1. Place Matcha powder in a small bowl and add enough water to form a smooth paste.
  2. Slowly add the rest of the water, ensuring no lumps remain.
  3. Add your sugar and mint to the cocktail shaker and combine with the muddler to release the flavours.
  4. Add the Matcha mix, bourbon and one tablespoon of lemon juice and shake.
  5. Strain the cocktail into your glasses over ice, adding more lemon juice if needed.
  6. Top with a sprig of mint, serve and enjoy!