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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

Ingredients

  • MAKES 1 SERVING

TALL GLASS

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

Instructions

TO BUILD

  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