Variations on the Moscow Mule?

Cocktail Colin says:

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I found a few variations on the Moscow Mule that you might enjoy. These include a Gin Gin Mule, Succulent Mule, Vodka Gimlet, and Cotswold Mule. Each of these variations offers a unique twist on the classic Moscow Mule, with different ingredients and alcohol content to suit your preferences.
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Moscow Mule

You asked: Variations on the Moscow Mule. We found 10 cocktails answering the question.

Vodka Gimlet

The Vodka Gimlet is a classic cocktail that has been around since the early 20th century. It is believed to...

Vodka (75ml), Lime juice (Teaspoon), Lemon Juice (Teaspoon), Lime Cordial (7.5ml), Sugar Syrup (Teaspoon)

5 ingredients
4.9 / 5

Moscow Mule

Moscow Mule is a classic cocktail with a rich history and a refreshing flavour profile. It is believed to have...

Vodka (45ml), Lime juice (10ml), Ginger Beer (120ml)

3 ingredients
4.63 / 5

Moscow Reindeer

The Moscow Reindeer is a festive twist on the classic Moscow Mule, featuring a refreshing blend of vodka, tangy lime...

Vodka (60ml), Lime juice (22.5ml), Mint Leaves (8), Ginger Beer (180ml)

4 ingredients
4.5 / 5

Gin Gin Mule

The Gin Gin Mule is a refreshing and zesty cocktail that combines the herbal notes of dry gin with the...

Lime juice (15ml), Ginger (60ml), Sugar Syrup (7.5ml), Ginger Beer (Top up), Angostura Bitters (Dash), Dry gin (60ml)

6 ingredients
4.48 / 5

Mermaid Mule

What makes this cocktail blue? It's curaçao, a blue liqueur made from citrus peels! Its tangy flavour is the perfect...

Vodka (60ml), Lime juice (30ml), Ginger Beer (15ml), Blue Curaçao (30ml)

4 ingredients
3.79 / 5

Succulent Mule

Made after an afternoon of planting succulents on a warm November afternoon. Wanted something refreshing, with some bite and citrus...

Ginger Beer (105ml), Rye Whiskey (45ml), Maraschino cherry liqueur (15ml), Grapefruit Bitters (Dash)

4 ingredients
3.73 / 5

Swedish Mule

The Swedish Mule is a refreshing cocktail that takes a Scandinavian twist on the classic Moscow Mule. Traditionally served in...

Vodka (60ml), Lime juice (30ml), Sugar Syrup (15ml), Ginger Beer (120ml)

4 ingredients
3.71 / 5

Kentucky Mule

A variation of the Moscow Mule from the US, before vodka was so prevalent.

Lime (Half ), Ginger Beer (150ml), Angostura Bitters (Dash), Bourbon (60ml)

4 ingredients
3.66 / 5

Brazilian Mule

The Brazilian Mule is a tropical twist on the classic Moscow Mule, substituting the traditional vodka with cachaça, the national...

Lime (3), Ginger Beer (800ml), Cachaça (200ml)

3 ingredients
3.62 / 5

Cotswold Mule

A take on the classic Moscow Mule, but utilising the delicious Cotswold Vodka giving it a clean crisp taste. Delicious...

Lime juice (30ml), Ginger Beer (Top up), Angostura Bitters (Dash), Vodka (60ml)

4 ingredients
3.53 / 5


We've collated some quick fire Q&A's on the question to help you find exactly what you're looking for.

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What are some popular variations of the Moscow Mule?

Some popular variations of the Moscow Mule include the Gin Gin Mule, Kentucky Mule, and Swedish Mule. Each offers a unique twist by incorporating different ingredients like gin, bourbon, or additional citrus flavors.

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What is the classic recipe for a Moscow Mule?

The classic Moscow Mule is made with 45ml vodka, 10ml lime juice, and 120ml ginger beer. It's traditionally served in a copper mug and garnished with a lime wedge.

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Can I make a Moscow Mule without alcohol?

Yes, you can make a non-alcoholic Moscow Mule by omitting the vodka and using soda water or ginger ale instead of ginger beer. Add lime juice for a refreshing, zesty drink.

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What type of ginger beer is best for a Moscow Mule?

The best ginger beer for a Moscow Mule is one that is strong and spicy. Brands like Fever-Tree, Q Ginger Beer, and Goslings are popular choices that add depth to the cocktail.

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How do different alcohol bases change the flavor of a Moscow Mule?

Using different alcohol bases like gin, bourbon, or rum can significantly change the flavor profile of a Moscow Mule. Gin adds botanical notes, bourbon introduces a smoky, vanilla flavor, and rum provides a sweet, tropical twist.

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