A Moscow Mule Variation with Mint and Lime

Cool mint and sweet vanilla balance the fiery heat of ginger beer. Use your favorite spicy ginger beer or make your own with our delicious ginger beer recipe. The Moscow Mule is a summer classic. This is our favorite
variation on it.

Moscow Mule

Island Mule – A Variation on the Moscow Mule

This Moscow Mule variation balances the heat of ginger bear with cooling mint and vanilla.

Course Cocktails, Drinks
Keyword moscow mule
Servings 1 serving
Author Jay Jordan




  • 4 oz ginger beer
  • 2 oz vodka
  • 1 oz lime juice
  • 1 oz vanilla syrup
  • Fresh mint leaves



  1. Gently crush mint leaves to release aromatic oils. Rub around the rim of cocktail glass and drop into the bottom of the glass.

  2. Fill the cocktail glass with crushed ice. 

  3. Prepare a shaker with fresh ice. 

  4. Combine vodka, lime juice and vanilla syrup in the shaker. Shake vigorously for 10-15 seconds.

  5. Strain the cocktail into the prepared glass. Garnish with a mint leaf and lime wheel

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