Back in October during the Canadian Thanksgiving I shared my first Mule recipe. If you recall I may have mentioned have always enjoyed a beer. Growing to love wine and of course beach cocktails over time. . Mules however I had never even heard of until I started blogging.
I seriously think I lived under a rock. Fast forward to today and mule variations are everywhere. Just google it, or search Pinterest and you will find a ton of recipes. Today a variation of my Moscow Mule for Christmas.
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Moscow Mule Recipes on Pinterest
Some are simple and traditional and some are extreme. A Traditional Mule of course has Vodka, Ginger Beer and Lime Juice and is served in the Copper Mug. Now remember Ginger Beer is not Ginger Ale, totally different.
Today a bright splash of seasonal color transforms this classic cocktail into a new holiday favorite. If you enjoy the warm gingery flavor of a traditional Moscow Mule, you will definitely want to give this one a try!
How to Make the Cranberry Moscow Mule
Search the cupboard and the Bar cart, you are going to need:
3 oz. premium vodka
1 oz. 100% cranberry juice
1 T. fresh lime juice
8 oz. ginger beer
rosemary sprigs, bottom leaves removed, approximately 2-3” long
Step by Step the Perfect Moscow Mule:
1)To make cranberry sprig garnish, carefully thread 3 fresh cranberries onto the bottom of each rosemary stem.
2)Fill cocktail shaker with ice and add vodka, cranberry juice, and lime juice. Shake well and pour into ice-filled copper mugs. Top off mug with ginger beer and stir to combine.
Cranberry Moscow Mule
- 3 oz. premium vodka
- 1 oz. 100% cranberry juice
- 1 T. fresh lime juice
- 8 oz. ginger beer
- Garnish: optional
- fresh rosemary sprigs bottom leaves removed, approximately 2-3” long
- fresh cranberries
- fresh lime wedges
- To make cranberry sprig garnish, carefully thread 3 fresh cranberries onto the bottom of each rosemary stem.
- Fill cocktail shaker with ice and add vodka, cranberry juice, and lime juice. Shake well and pour into ice-filled copper mugs. Top off mug with ginger beer and stir to combine.
- Garnish with rosemary sprigs and lime wedges, if desired. Serve immediately.