Dead Man's Mule
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Dead Man's Mule
Cocktail recipe

Rating

3.58 / 5
Very strong flavours of aniseed, cinnamon, and ginger all twisted together with almond. Very easy to drink cocktail with a bit of a kick. Very strong flavours of aniseed, cinnamon, and ginger all twisted together with almond. Very easy to drink cocktail with a bit of a kick.
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Base ingredient
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Absinthe
Alcohol content
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13% | 1.95 units *

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Ingredients

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30ml 1oz 3cl
22.5ml ¾oz 2.3cl
Garnish Garnish Garnish
Top up Top up Top up
30ml 1oz 3cl
22.5ml ¾oz 2.3cl

Method
How to make a Dead Man's Mule

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Add all ingredients except the ginger beer to a cocktail shaker and shake well
Strain into a chilled cocktail glass
Top up with ginger beer and serve
~ You can substitute the orgeat for gomme syrup. The flavours will be stronger but will not compliment each other so much. ~

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·  Shake  ·  Strain  · 

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FAQ's

INGREDIENT_SUBSTITUTIONS

Can I substitute Orgeat Syrup with anything else in Dead Man's Mule?

Yes, if Orgeat Syrup is not available, you can use almond syrup or a simple syrup mixed with a few drops of almond extract as a substitute. The flavor profile will be slightly different, but it will still provide the sweet, nutty essence that complements the cocktail.

GARNISHING_TIPS

What are some creative ways to garnish Dead Man's Mule?

For Dead Man's Mule, a slice or wedge of lime is traditional. To add a creative twist, consider adding a sprig of mint for a splash of color and a refreshing aroma, or a cinnamon stick for decorative flair that complements the cinnamon schnapps.

PREPARATION_TECHNIQUES

Is there a specific technique to properly mix Dead Man's Mule?

Dead Man's Mule should be shaken to integrate the absinthe, lime juice, cinnamon schnapps, and orgeat syrup thoroughly before straining into a glass. Afterwards, top it up with ginger beer. This ensures a well-mixed cocktail that balances the bold flavors of the ingredients.

ALCOHOL_CONTENT_COMPARISON

How does the alcohol content in Dead Man's Mule compare to a standard beer?

Dead Man's Mule has an alcohol content of 13%, which is significantly higher than the average beer, which usually ranges between 4% to 6% alcohol by volume. This makes it a stronger choice, so it should be enjoyed responsibly.

SERVING_SUGGESTIONS

What is the best way to serve Dead Man's Mule for a group?

For serving Dead Man's Mule to a group, consider preparing it in a large pitcher or punch bowl. Multiply the ingredients by the number of guests and mix everything except the ginger beer in advance. Add the ginger beer right before serving to maintain its fizziness. Serve in cocktail glasses garnished with lime for a visually appealing and delicious experience.

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