Cocktail Recipe: Holiday Mule

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On December 23, 2017

Moscow Mules are all the rage these days. It seems few can resist the classic combo of vodka, ginger beer and lime juice in a shiny copper mug. Over the last few years during the holiday seasons I’ve been toying with different mule combinations. A Harvest version with apple cider and cinnamon is pretty solid, but not quite there yet.

But for this year’s Holiday brunch, I tweaked a version of a Holiday Mule I found online to suit my lightweight tastes and found it to hit the exact note I was looking for.

Before I distill the recipe, a note on Vodkas. One thing I’ve noticed is that the organic, non-grain based versions leave me feeling significantly less ‘wrecked’ the next day. As such, I’m a big fan of either Schramm Organic Potato or Hanson Organic of Sonoma (pictured) which is distilled from sustainably raised, local grapes.

One other important point: if you’re looking to keep these Gluten-Free (as I am), be careful when buying ginger ‘beer’. There are products that are actually beer (and thus not GF). Make sure to find a clean ginger soda.

Here’s the recipe:

Clear Highball Glass with Ice Cubes
2 oz Vodka
4 oz Ginger Beer (soda)
2 oz Cranberry Juice
Splash of Sparkling Water
Squeeze of 1/4 Lime

That’s it! A nice red glass of holiday cheers!

Dr. Mills

Last modified: December 23, 2017

2 Responses to :
Cocktail Recipe: Holiday Mule

  1. Deborah Pelletier says:

    Sounds refreshing!

    1. fullbodyfix says:

      That’s a good description! Festive and refreshing 🙂

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