Here is a Step-by-Step Guide in Making Moscow Mule for Beginners

The Moscow Mule has been around for many decades and is still going strong as one of the most tasty and delicious cocktail that is easy to whip up at home too. It is considered a favorite among men and women who love vodka as their base for cocktails, and those who want an introduction to delicious and yet simple cocktail blend.

If you’re broke and do not have money to spare to buy a copper mug of Moscow Mule, here is a quick and easy guide on how to make one at home without breaking the bank!

The fizzy, tangy, and deliciously strong aromas paired with its sweet and spicy flavors can be attributed to its basic ingredients; the vodka, the ginger beer, and fresh lime juice.

Here is a step-by-step guide on how to make Moscow Mule at the comfort of your own home:

  • Ice
  • ½ ounce of freshly squeezed lime juice
  • Smirnoff vodka
  • Premium ginger beer
  • Copper mugs


You may be thinking why we included copper mugs in your ingredients for Moscow Mule. Copper mugs simply enhance the flavors and amplify the aroma of Moscow Mule. It helps in keeping drinks cold, and let’s admit to the fact that they look stylish too!

  • Combine all ingredients in the copper mug
  • Squeeze fresh lime juice into the mug
  • Pour in vodka and ginger beer and mix lightly
  • If you want to add sweetness, you need to add extra syrup

Of course, the Moscow Mule has experienced various treatments or iterations since it was first created in the 1940s. Although this is the case, Moscow Mule is consistently being served in copper mugs. This is a requirement for most bartenders as the overall sipping experience of this specific cocktail is made better with the use of drinking vessels made from solid copper.

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