Booze is intertwined with humanity even more than water. If there is anything familiar across cultures and generations is the consumption of alcohol.
the Moscow Mule could have died a long time ago because it has no association with big titles but it has survived the test of time even if it has a humble beginning.
If the weekend is drawing near and you are just fatigued by work or a demanding boss, the Moscow Mule is your drink-it refreshing cocktail.
A Little of History
In 1941 John Morton of GF Heublin Brothers invented the drink with Jack Morgan, who was the manufacturer of ginger beer. The Moscow mule was born in Manhattan. The two businessmen were complaining about the sale of their products in the Chatham hotel in New York.
Sophie Berezinski was trying to sell her original copper mugs; no buyer was forthcoming. Sophie walks into Chatham hotel in New York, and she joins them for drinks. After several tests, they stumbled upon a recipe that gives birth to the Moscow Mule.
What is a Moscow Mule?
Jack Morgan pays homage to his history by the ingredients he uses in the drink. Lime juice, vodka, and ginger beer, and it’s served in a copper mug. His bars are located not far away from where he was born.
A lot of bartenders have tried to ride the Mule, differently though. One bar manager, Bill Anderson, adds honey scrip apple before adding an array of elements.
Moscow Mule is known for its outstanding ginger test; you can decide to ride the Mule differently only if there is a presence of ginger.
The temperature is critically important in a perfect mule; it ought to be arctic cold. The cubed and crushed ice and the copper mug achieves this objective.
Recipe of Moscow Mule Cocktail
- 4 oz of vodka
- 6 oz of ginger beer
- 1 oz of fresh lime juice
- 2 lime for garnish.
- Fill a shaker with cubed or crushed ice add vodka and lime juice
- Thoroughly shake until chilled
- Strain into a copper mug and add ice add ginger beer
- Garnish with a lime wedge.
Moscow Mule for a Lot of People
When throwing a party, Moscow Mule has got you covered. Multiply the recipe by five, of course depending with the number of people you are hosting, and you will never go wrong. You will have plenty to fill the pitcher.
Please do not add the ice to the pitcher because it will make it tasteless; instead, add it to the copper mugs.
Moscow Copper Mugs
Crown the drink with original copper mugs. If you don’t have them, you can purchase them in gift shops such as Walmart and Target or make it easier by buying them online. Remember to get that feeling; you need the signature copper mug.
You can enjoy the Moscow mule any time of the year. It is a frozen drink with lots of citruses and is perfect for both the spring and summer seasons. The burning feeling at the back of the throat makes it ideal for fall and winter.