Moscow Mule

As seen on AMC’s Mad Men, the Moscow Mule has been gaining in popularity. While you might not have copper mugs, it will be just as tasty in an old fashioned or Collins glass.



  • 1¼ oz vodka – try Venom Vodka, 619Vodka or Black Momma Vodka
  • 3 oz ginger beer
  • 1 tsp simple syrup
  • ¼ oz lime juice
  • 1 sprig mint
  • 1 slice lime


In a copper mug or cocktail glass, pour vodka over ice. Add sugar syrup and lime juice. Top with ginger beer and stir. Garnish with mint sprig and lime slice.

About Jeanne Runkle

Jeanne Runkle currently lives in San Diego, and is a certified bartender and craft liquor expert. Her specialty is the brown stuff, whether it's bourbon, rye or good old American whiskey. She can sometimes be found stalking the aisles of a liquor store near you, answering your random whiskey questions.

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