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Moscow Mule

vodka cocktails

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.

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.

Ingredients

  • 2 oz. vodka
  • 1 oz. fresh lime juice
  • 4 oz. ginger beer
  • Tools:barspoon
  • Glass:highball
  • Garnish:lime wedge

Preparation

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

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