The Best Moscow Mule Recipe

Don’t let the name fool you. The Moscow Mule is actually one of the classic American cocktails, with the name inspired by Russia being well known for it’s vodka. This delicious, refreshing cocktail is easy to make, with a highly unique flavor combination, being one of the only drinks made with ginger beer. So here’s the best Moscow Mule recipe to use at your next party, or for your own indulgence.

MOSCOW MULE Ingredients:

2 oz vodka
4 oz ginger beer
4 lime wedges
copper mug

Fill your copper mug a little over halfway with ice. If you don’t have copper Moscow Mule mugs, get a set. You’ll thank yourself later. Squeeze the juice from three of the lime wedges over the ice. Add vodka, and then top off with ginger beer. Give your cocktail a quick stir, then add the last lime wedge as a garnish. All that’s left to do is enjoy your frosty Moscow Mule.

Once you take a shot at our best Moscow Mule recipe, there are a few exceedingly tasting variations to try. For a Mexican Mule, use tequila instead of vodka. For a Kentucky Mule, substitute bourbon, or if you are really brave, try a Stubborn Mule, using 151 proof grain alcohol.