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Blink Matcha Beer

Just when you thought Matcha was a superfood, it gets even better! This Matcha Beer is a healthy and tasty option for St. Patrick’s Day, with bonus points for going green naturally. The Ceremonial Grade Matcha adds a surprisingly pleasant umami flavor to the beer. Be sure to use Pilsner because you need the foam – foam is good and adds to the presentation.

Ingredients for Matcha Beer

Ingredients: (per drink)

1 tsp Ceremonial Grade Matcha
1 1/2 ounces cold water
3/4 ounce freshly squeezed lemon juice
16 oz bottle of Pilsner beer
Slice of lemon for garnish

Matcha Powder in Bowl and Matcha Whisk

In a Matcha, or shallow bowl whisk Matcha with cold water vigorously until a thin layer of foam forms over the top and there are no clumps. Because you’re using cold water you’ll need to whisk a little bit more than you would with hot water.

Add lemon juice and pour mixture into a 16-ounce beer glass.

Matcha Beer with Lemon Garnish

Slowly top with Pilsner beer. You want a head of foam for a layered presentation, but not enough to make the foam overflow.

Garnish with a slice of lemon, and toast to good luck and excellent health!