moscow mule recipe

Classic Moscow Mule with Homemade Ginger Simple Syrup

Over the last few years we’ve seen a rise in the popularity of Moscow Mules, the cold drink has a bit of spice with the ginger included and served in a chilled copper mug – it’s becoming a fun and go to drink when you’re out with friends or having them over for holiday parties. There’s a bit of bite in the Moscow Mules, and they’re a quick favorite.

A couple of notes if you’re making this for yourself or friends.

moscow mule recipe

Ingredients:

  • 2 oz premium Vodka
  • 2 Tbsp fresh Lime Juice
  • Ginger beer (enough to top off mug)
  • 2 tsp ginger simple syrup (recipe below), or to taste
  • Fresh mint sprigs, to garnish
  • Lime wedges, to garnish
moscow mule recipe

 Ginger Simple Syrup

  • 1/2 cup Water
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 3” fresh Ginger, peeled and cut into small pieces

Directions:

  1. In a small sauce pan add your sugar and water and add your ginger pieces to the pan. Bring the mixture to a boil and simmer approximately 20 minutes until all of the sugar is dissolved and the syrup is clear (it may have a slight color from the ginger but it shouldn’t be much). Remove from the heat and set allow to cool to room temperature.
  2. Fill your cups with ice, add in your vodka and lime juice. Top your drink with your ginger beer and add in a dash of your simple syrup. Stir to combine and top with min and a wedge of lime. Enjoy!

Classic Moscow Mule with Homemade Ginger Simple Syrup

Classic Moscow Mule with Homemade Ginger Simple Syrup

Ingredients

  • 2 oz premium Vodka
  • 2 Tbsp fresh Lime Juice
  • Ginger beer (enough to top off mug)
  • 2 tsp ginger simple syrup (recipe below), or to taste
  • Fresh mint sprigs, to garnish
  • Lime wedges, to garnish
  • Ginger Simple Syrup
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 3” fresh Ginger, peeled and cut into small pieces

Instructions

  1. In a small sauce pan add your sugar and water and add your ginger pieces to the pan. Bring the mixture to a boil and simmer approximately 20 minutes until all of the sugar is dissolved and the syrup is clear (it may have a slight color from the ginger but it shouldn't be much). Remove from the heat and set allow to cool to room temperature.
  2. Fill your cups with ice, add in your vodka and lime juice. Top your drink with your ginger beer and add in a dash of your simple syrup. Stir to combine and top with min and a wedge of lime. Enjoy!
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