The Moscow Mule is undoubtedly one of the nation's favorite drinks. Its simplicity, great taste and the quirky copper mugs that you drink it from have made it popular from coast to coast. But there's one other thing that makes this drink truly great: its versatility! There are tons of different variations of the Moscow Mule that you can make, each putting a slightly different twist on the original. Being the Moscow Mule aficionados that we are, we've decided to put together a Moscow Mule recipe page. So if you're hosting a party or get together, want to relax with a delicious cocktail after a long week at work or you simply enjoy trying new drinks, try out some of the Moscow Mule recipes below and let up know what you think. Here are the recipes we've got so far:
Before you start getting too experimental with your Moscow Mules, we highly recommend you try out the original as it's a truly great tasting drink and is very much the benchmark that all of the other recipes should be measured against (and boy it sets the bar high!).
For a single serving here's what you're going to need:
*You won't get the authentic experience unless you serve the drink in a beautiful Paykoc copper mug!
Here's what you need to do in order to make the original version of the Moscow Mule once you have the ingredients ready:
This is a great recipe to use during the holiday season as the color and taste of the pomegranate blended with the traditional ingredients give it a real festive look and feel.
If you would like to give the pomegranate Mule a go, here's what you need (1 serving):
This recipe only takes approximately five minutes to prepare and is very easy to do. Here's how you combine all of the above ingredients to come up with a perfect Christmas cocktail:
***A Paykoc copper cup, as well as a pomegranate vodka should be used for best results. Some of the main brands that offer this vodka are Pearl, Burnett's, Stolichnaya and Three Olives.
If it's approaching the Christmas period and you want to get in the spirit, you can't beat a sparkling cranberry Moscow Mule. Cranberry juice has a sweet-tart flavor and when mixed with ginger beer you have a match made in heaven! Not only that, but it looks like a Christmas drink too.
Has the sound of this one tickled your taste buds? Here's what you'll need to make one:
Here's how you get from having a pile of ingredients to holding potentially one of the nicest drinks you'll ever try in your hand:
***As you probably already know, this cocktail should be served in a copper mug for best results, which Paykoc can provide you with. For the best Cranberry Mule, try using a cranberry vodka. Finlandia, Bear Hug and Sobieski are just a few of the brands that offer it.
A great cocktail to cool you down when the sun is shining and one that brings back memories of summer when the cold of winter sets in. The sweetness of the strawberry combines exceptionally well with the tang of the ginger and the kick of the vodka (it's a mule alright!) to provide you with a drink that has a little bit of everything.
Want to give it a go? It's real simple to make, all you need to do is round up the follow ingredients and then follow the instructions below.
You can quite literally have this recipe prepared in three minutes, so get to work and you'll be relaxing with your Strawberry Mule in no time. Follow these instructions for the nicest tasting version around:
*** For best results use a Paykoc copper mug, in addition to a strawberry infused vodka. A few of the major brands that sell strawberry infused vodka include Burnett's, Smirnoff and SKYY vodka.
Some Moscow Mule recipe ideas that you see can be hard to try at certain times of the year, more specifically those that use berries or other fruits that are only 'in season' and widely available during a certain period. However, if you're looking for a refreshing twist on the original that you can definitely try no matter what month it is or what the temperature is outside, the Orange Mule is a great option. The day that your local store doesn't have any oranges is probably the day that the world ends!
If you would like to tickle your taste buds with this cocktail, here are the ingredients you're going to need:
Now that you've got everything you need, it's time to put it all together and make something that tastes half decent. Here's how you do that.
*** If you can lay your hands on a premium copper mug by Paykoc and some orange flavoured vodka, you're guaranteed to enjoy this cocktail even more. Some of the best orange vodkas are produced by Stolichnaya, Burnett's and Smirnoff.
Apple cider is a drink that is enjoyed by millions around the world every single summer. Similar to the Moscow Mule (the original), it's loved for its refreshing nature. So why not combine the two: the Moscow Mule and apple cider. To make an Apple Cider Moscow Mule, all you'll need to hand are the following ingredients:
Like all of our Moscow Mule recipes, this one is super easy to make and in about 5 minutes you can have it made, have cleared everything away and be sitting back in a relaxing summer chance enjoying the fruits of your labor. Here's how you do just that:
If for whatever reason you can't consume alcohol or you're hosting a party that will be attended by guests that can't have an alcoholic drink, not to worry as non-alcoholic Moscow Mules are just as delicious. You're probably wondering what goes into the mix to replace the vodka that's a mainstay in the standard Moscow Mule and its many variations; keep reading to find out! Here's what you'll need to make one:
So, as you can see from the list of ingredients, it's the sparkling water/club soda/tonic water + syrup that makes up for the lack of vodka in this cocktail and ensures it still tastes great. Here's how you put all of these ingredients together to create a drink that you definitely want to make again!
While blueberries might not quite produce the same effect as spinach has on Popeye, they are nevertheless billed as a super food and are absolutely packed full of antioxidants, which neutralize potentially harmful free radicals that are produced by your body. Aside from those health benefits, blueberries also taste great, which is why we recommend you give the Blueberry Moscow Mule a whirl when the opportunity arises. Here's what you'll need to make one:
Once you've gathered up these ingredients, follow the instructions below to create a drink that you'll likely be enjoying all summer long after you've mastered it.
As you've probably guessed from the other Moscow Mule recipe suggestions we've listed on this page already, this a is a cocktail that pairs very well with many types of fruits, including - you guessed it - peaches! Classy, yet not overly complicated, the peach Moscow Mule is perfect for events ranging from a birthday party, a romantic meal for two right the way through to an informal catch up with your high school friends that you've not seen in a while. Anyway, enough talking (I'm salivating already) - here's how you make it. We'll run through the ingredients required first (quantities listed will make enough to serve two people):
Here's how that combines to produce the end product:
If you're hooked on the hibiscus berry beverage that Starbucks rolled out (guilty as charged) and you love the kick that a glass of spicy ginger provides you with then this one's for you. It's a bit more difficult than some of the other Moscow Mule recipe ideas on this page, with more parts involved, but the end result is well worth the extra effort. Here's what you are going to need to make it (1 serving):
A lot more ingredients than in some of the other recipes we've featured, but that's largely because you're going to make the syrup that's needed to make this cocktail. Here's how you do that:
You'll probably be pretty parched by this point. Making cocktails is thirsty work! So here's how you use the syrup you just made to create this delicious cocktail.
If the weekend is fast approaching and you're feeling at your adventurous best, why not try what is probably the most "out there" Moscow Mule variation that exists: The Jalapeno Mule! Not for the faint of heart, this is a cocktail that is sure to perk you up and get the party started!
OK, now let's get to the meat and potatoes. Here's what you'll need to make this hhhhhot cocktail:
If you want to be theatrical you can also grab some jalapenos to garnish your copper mug with!
Once you've gathered these ingredients, which shouldn't take you long as there's not many, you're just moments away from tasting a mule that has an even greater kick than the original. Here's a step by step guide to making the Jalapeno Moscow Mule:
A lighter version of our favorite cocktail, the Cucumber Mule is the perfect partner in crime on a warm summer's evening, when the sun is going down for the night, and you're winding down too.
To make this cocktail all you'll need are the following ingredients:
Now that you're all set, here's what you need to do with the above ingredients:
While you'll still experience a bit of a kick with this cocktail (it wouldn't be a mule otherwise), it is a lot milder than other variations listed on this page, as the cucumber juice tones down the spiciness of the ginger beer several notches, producing an extremely refreshing taste.
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