A little spice, some bubbles, and a dash of tart lime! With handcrafted cocktails making a serious comeback, the Moscow Mule has surfaced as the year’s hottest flash from the past. Also known as the “Vodka Buck,” the drink reached its height in popularity in the 1950s. It’s traditionally a summer favorite, but if you’ve ever had a Moscow Mule you know it’s truly perfect for any season! Add more spicy ginger beer to give the beverage an autumn/winter twist.
Ready to give this cocktail a try? Serve up the best Moscow Mule recipe in one of our Curved Handle Moscow Mule Mugs and make sure to pin our recipe for later!
Best Moscow Mule Recipe Ingredients
(For 1 serving size)
1 ounce vodka
1 tsp. sugar syrup
Fresh lime juice
1/2 cup ginger beer
1 sprig fresh mint
1 slice of lime
Moscow Mule Directions
- Fill copper mug with crushed ice.
- Pour vodka over ice.
- Top with ginger beer.
- Add a dash of lime juice. Stir!
- Garnish with mint sprig and slice of lime.
For a fun twist on tradition, serve shots of this Moscow Mule recipe in miniature Moscow Mule Mugs! How cute are these?!
Are you a fan of Moscow Mules? Let us know in a comment below and share your favorite versions of the recipe too! You may want to try Kirkland’s favorite apple cider recipe as well.
Editor’s Note: This post was originally published in November 2015 and has been revamped and updated for accuracy and comprehensiveness.