Moscow Mule

harlowe-moscow-mule-gallery-1-crdt-dylan-jeniIn 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
Tools: barspoon
Glass: highball
Garnish: lime wedge

Pour the vodka and lime juice into an ice-filled glass. Add the ginger beer, stir and garnish.