Celebrate Lunar New Year With Tia Maria Matcha (Win!)

January 6, 2022

This new year is the ideal time to take a mindful moment with the world’s only Matcha liqueur. Tia Maria, the iconic coffee liqueur just launched a tea—drumroll please—a green tea! Tia Maria Matcha is an indulgent creamy liqueur with the distinctive flavours and natural caffeine of Japanese green Matcha tea extract. It provides a floral and refreshing twist with a smooth finish that is delicious over ice, in any hot beverage or as a cocktail. Recharge your Lunar New Year with this subtle green pour of 17% ABV for a new ritual that fits every occasion. Follow the recipes below to make four delicious cocktails at home with Tia Maria Matcha. —Vita Daily

Tia Matcha On Ice

2 oz Tia Maria Matcha
Garnish: Matcha powder rim

Create a mix of matcha powder and sugar. Dip the rim of your glass into a bowl of water. Shake off any water drops and dip glass into the matcha and sugar mixture. Twist the glass for a thicker coating. Tap off any access. Fill the glass with ice, add Tia Maria Matcha and take your matcha time.

Tia Matcha-Tini

1.5 oz Tia Maria Matcha
1 oz vodka
Garnish: Matcha powder rim

Rim half of a martini glass with matcha powder. Pour Tia Maria Matcha and vodka into a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake and strain into your glass. Your perfect Matcha-tini is served!

Little Maria

1.5 oz Tia Maria Matcha
0.5 oz Tullamore Dew
2 oz pineapple juice
2 oz iced green tea
Garnish: pineapple slice

Combine all ingredients in a shaker tin and shake vigorously for 10-15 seconds. Strain over crushed ice in a rocks glass.

Green Fields

1 oz Tia Maria Matcha
0.75 oz aloe & green tea syrup
0.75 oz coconut water
0.5 oz lime juice
Garnish: dehydrated lime

To make the aloe & green tea syrup, bring to a boil 1 cup of aloe juice and 2 green tea bags. Remove from heat and whisk in 1 cup sugar. Remove tea bags and double strain. Refrigerate to use. For the cocktail, add all ingredients to a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake vigorously and double strain into a rocks glass and top with fresh ice.

Feature photo by @JuliaTomasone

Win! A Tia Maria Matcha Prize Pack!

Congrats Megan W. of Brantford, ON, who will receive a Tia Maria Matcha prize pack!


  1. So La

    January 14th, 2022 at 9:55 am

    @farting_frog A G&T, maybe with Tia in it?

  2. Velma Sandry

    January 14th, 2022 at 11:52 am

    I love Tia Maria over ice but also enjoy the fabulous Tia Matcha-Tini as I am a martini fan.

  3. Myrna Johnson

    January 14th, 2022 at 12:32 pm

    Enjoy Tia Maria Mudslide – looking forward Tia Maria Matcha and making a few cocktails this year

  4. Anne Tam

    January 14th, 2022 at 7:30 pm

    Cosmopolitan 🍸 @jcont1234

  5. Amie Hulme

    January 15th, 2022 at 9:08 pm

    Dark ‘N’ Stormy. I’ve never tried Tia Maria but interested in trying it.

    Insta: @gatebyte

  6. Christie

    January 16th, 2022 at 12:07 pm

    Paralyzer is one of my most favourite cocktails 😋 Would be great to try the new Tia Maria thank you for the chance

    Insta: @ChrissyBear30

  7. gail whitworth

    January 18th, 2022 at 2:02 pm

    love Bailey’s kiss

  8. Xu Li

    January 20th, 2022 at 8:39 pm

    Sake @lianliangcanada

  9. Eileen @604girl

    January 21st, 2022 at 6:15 pm

    I love martinis.

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