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When it comes to mixed drinks, few are as iconic as the Moscow Mule. This refreshing cocktail, made with vodka, ginger beer, and lime, is perfect for any occasion. And, thanks to its simple recipe, it's easy to make at home.
The Moscow Mule is believed to have originated in the 1940s, at the Cock 'n' Bull bar in Hollywood. The bar's owner, Jack Morgan, was trying to find a way to boost sales of his ginger beer. His friend, John G. Martin, suggested adding vodka to the drink. Martin was the president of Smirnoff, and he thought the combination of the two products would be a hit.
The drink was an instant success, and it quickly became a Hollywood staple. Over the years, the Moscow Mule has evolved, and there are now many different variations of the recipe.
When making a Moscow Mule, the most important piece of advice is to use the highest quality ingredients you can. You should always use high quality vodka and ginger beer, as the flavors will stand out more. Additionally, if you want a bit of extra flavor, you can add in a few drops of lime juice or a squeeze of fresh lime. Finally, don’t forget the traditional copper mug! It not only looks great but helps keep your drink colder longer.
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