Recipe by Allrecipes
"This cocktail's origin has nothing to do with Moscow or mules, but after a few sips of this vodka, ginger beer, and lime concoction, no one will care."
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1 1/2 fluid ounces
1/2 fluid ounce
lime wedge for garnish
Very good balance of sweet, sour, spicy (and boozy)! Watch out though...they go down too easy!
The brand / quality of ginger beer makes a big difference. With a 'spicy' to balanced ginger beer, I like to add a splash of simple syrup. I really like Bundaberg, or Seattle's Rachel's Ginger Beer. You can skip the syrup if you pick a sweeter ginger brew.
Fill your cocktail shaker with a handful of ice, pour in your favorite vodka, slice and squeeze the lime right in there, add the splash of simple syrup, and shake away. Pour the chilled / strained mix into your copper mug (but a glass timber can suffice), then top it with cold ginger beer and serve.
Use premium Russian vodka, and there's your Moscow. Deliciously dangerous.
Favorite summer drink!
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Moscow Mule Cocktail
Serving Size: 1/1 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 1
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: < 1
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