Kick back with a Moscow Mule


The first of many cocktails to popularize vodka in the U.S., the Moscow Mule is famously served in a copper mug, making it taste (and look) extra cool.

Copper has great thermal conductivity, meaning that temperatures hot or cold spread very quickly through the material. While the copper of the mug doesn’t actually make the drink any colder than it is, it does make it feel cooler. But don’t worry, if you don’t have a mule mug at home, a properly chilled rocks glass will work just fine.

Ingredients

Ice Cubes
1½ Parts Vodka
½ Part Lime Juice
Ginger Beer
1 Wedge Lime

Preparation

Fill a mule mug or rocks glass with ice cubes. 
Add 1½ parts vodka. 
Add ½ part freshly squeezed lime juice. 
Top up with ginger beer. 
Garnish with a lime wedge.

Drinkware : Mule Mug

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