Grinch Cocktail (Matcha White Chocolate Peppermint Martini)


Grinch Cocktail (Matcha White Chocolate Peppermint Martini)

Refreshing, creamy, and festive – you can’t go wrong with this delicious matcha-infused holiday drink!

What Is A Grinch Cocktail?

Inspired by everyone’s favorite holiday anti-hero, this grinch cocktail is naturally grinch green using delicious matcha! Notes of vanilla, white chocolate, and peppermint blend together, evoking the flavor of peppermint bark – but with the added bonus of matcha!

What Kind Of Matcha Should I Use?

We used our Barista Edition Ceremonial Grade Matcha to make this cocktail. You may use any grade you have on-hand!




(Makes one drink)
  • ¼ cup White chocolate melts or chips
  • Crushed peppermint pieces
  • 2 oz. vanilla vodka
  • 2 oz. White chocolate liqueur
  • 1 oz. peppermint schnapps
  • 1/4 cup half and half
  • Ice
  • ½ tsp Barista Edition Ceremonial Grade Matcha, sifted




  1. Melt white chocolate according to package directions.
  2. Dip rim of cocktail glass in white chocolate, then in crushed peppermint pieces. Set aside to dry.
  3. Add remainder of ingredients to a cocktail shaker; shake vigorously to combine all ingredients.
  4. Strain drink into prepared cocktail glass.
  5. Dust with matcha and garnish with a candy cane.
  6. Sip and enjoy!