The Classic Moscow Mule Cocktail

December 14, 2013

The Moscow Mule was created in the 1940s and served in specially engraved copper mugs in an attempt to market vodka to Americans. Ever since, the spicy and refreshing vodka and ginger beer-based cocktail has been enjoyed throughout the year. Serve up this festive drink in this beautiful classic copper mug and garnish with fresh cranberries and lime. The mug makes a wonderful holiday gift for the cocktail lover!

Classic Moscow Mule
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1-½ ounces vodka
½ ounce lime juice
Ginger beer
Add vodka and lime juice to a chilled mule mug filled with crushed ice—the colder the mug, the better. Top with ginger beer and garnish with a lime wheel and mint.

Tip: Keep your vodka and ginger beer sufficiently chilled before making this classic drink.

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