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"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.
Not QUITE as tasty in paper cups as in copper mugs, but still a pretty great way to end the work week and kick off a weekend. We used Bundaberg ginger beer. It's wodka (with a W, as my grandpa would say) with a kick!
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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