In 1941, a Hollywood bar owner met with a liquor distributor on the Sunset Strip and mixed the first Moscow Mule as a marketing tool to sell more vodka—it worked.
2 oz. vodka
1 oz. fresh lime juice
4 oz. ginger beer
Garnish: lime wedge
Pour the vodka and lime juice into an ice-filled glass. Add the ginger beer, stir and garnish.