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Moscow monopoly mule

50 ml Moskovskaya Infusion ginger and lime
25 ml Lime juice
Topped with ginger beer
Garnish: fresh mint & lime slices

Moscow Mule

The Moscow Mule is undoubtedly one of the world’s most famous and best-loved cocktails.

When and where was the Moscow Mule first created?

The Moscow Mule cocktail wasn’t created in Moscow, it actually originates from the United States. There are a handful of stories about where exactly the first Moscow Mule recipe was conjured up with a number of barmen and drinking establishments claiming it was first created in either Manhattan or Los Angeles in the early 1940s.

How to Make a Moscow Mule

What’s in a Moscow Mule? One of the fantastic things about a Moscow Mule is how such a delicious cocktail is so relatively simple to make. The most important ingredient of course in the Moscow Mule recipe is a high-quality silky vodka, perfectly chilled which is mixed with ginger beer and lime juice. When considering how to make a Moscow Mule, it is worth investing in an upmarket ginger beer, the spicier the better. Most commonly these days the Moscow Mule is served in a highball glass packed full of ice which is garnished with a wedge of lime.

What is the best vodka for Moscow mule?

And naturally, of course, the best vodka for Moscow Mule is genuinely authentic vodka[1]  which was first created in Moscow, namely Moskovskaya vodka!

Variations on the Moscow Mule recipe

There are numerous variations on what’s in a Moscow Mule with, for example, ginger syrup often used instead of ginger beer.

The Moscow Monopoly Mule is made with the best vodka for a Moscow Mule, 50mils of Moskovskaya, ginger and lime juice, topped with ginger beer. Garnish your Moscow Monopoly Mule with fresh mint and lime slices.

Dozens of cocktails steal the name ‘Mule’ in their titles but these are all alternative base alcohol versions of the Moscow Mule. Examples include the Mexican Mule (made with tequila) and the Irish Mule (made with Irish Whisky).