Green tea mojito
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Green tea mojito
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The Green Tea Mojito is an inventive twist on the classic Mojito cocktail, blending the refreshing zestiness of lime juice and the cool, invigorating touch of mint leaves with the ... more The Green Tea Mojito is an inventive twist on the classic Mojito cocktail, blending the refreshing zestiness of lime juice and the cool, invigorating touch of mint leaves with the unique addition of green tea. This creative concoction combines the traditional elements of a Mojito—lime, mint, sugar, and white rum—with the earthy and slightly grassy notes of green tea, resulting in a complex and harmonious mix of flavors. Served in a highball glass, this drink not only offers a delightful alternative to Mojito lovers but also introduces a tea-infused dimension that is both sophisticated and revitalizing.
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White rum
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6.7% | 1.2 units *

Highball glass

Ingredients

oz
ml
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15ml ½oz 1.5cl
30ml 1oz 3cl
2 teaspoons 2 teaspoons 2 teaspoons
120ml 4.06oz 12cl

Method
How to make a Green tea mojito

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
In a highball glass muddle the mint leaves with the lime and sugar until the flavours are released and add the rum
Fill up the glass to around three-quarters full with ice before stirring in the cooled green tea
Give it a good stir and serve

Learn more about some of the mixology terms used in this cocktail

·  Highball  ·  Muddle  ·  Stir  · 

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FAQ's

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

How do you properly muddle the mint for a Green Tea Mojito?

To properly muddle mint for a Green Tea Mojito, place the mint leaves at the bottom of the glass with the sugar. Use a muddler or the back of a spoon to gently press the mint leaves against the glass. The goal is to bruise the leaves to release their essential oils, not to shred them. This process enhances the mint's flavor without making the drink bitter.

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I use a different type of tea in place of green tea in a Green Tea Mojito?

Yes, you can use a different type of tea in a Green Tea Mojito, though it will alter the flavor profile. Herbal teas like peppermint or chamomile can offer an interesting twist. For a more traditional taste similar to classic mojitos, try using black tea. Just ensure the tea is cold before adding it to the cocktail.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What's the best way to serve a Green Tea Mojito?

A Green Tea Mojito is best served in a highball glass, filled with ice. Garnish with fresh mint leaves and a slice of lime. For added elegance, you can also top it with a sprig of fresh mint or a lime twist. Serve immediately after stirring to enjoy the refreshing flavors.

NON_ALCOHOLIC_VARIATIONS

Is there a non-alcoholic version of the Green Tea Mojito?

Yes, to make a non-alcoholic version of the Green Tea Mojito, simply omit the white rum and replace it with additional green tea or a splash of sparkling water for some fizz. This variation retains the refreshing essence of the original cocktail while being suitable for all ages.

FOOD_PAIRINGS

What food pairs well with a Green Tea Mojito?

A Green Tea Mojito pairs well with light and fresh dishes. Consider seafood like grilled shrimp, sushi, or a fresh summer salad with avocado and citrus fruits. The cocktail's mint and lime flavors also complement Thai and Vietnamese dishes, offering a refreshing balance to spicy and aromatic ingredients.

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