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Drinking with Bwog: The Moscow Mule

These mules are not in Moscow.

To the thirstiest of our friends, never fear. Drinking with Bwog has returned—with a Russian accent! Read on as the Columbia Bartending Agency’s Slavic enthusiast Nick Miyares teaches you how to get your drink on with a Eurasian twist.

Although not among the stiffer drinks, the Moscow Mule still gets the job done—don’t mistake the deceptively great taste for a weak drink. Plus, it was super popular in Berlin when I was there over Spring Break, so if you want to impress your Euro friends, this is the drink to do it! And if you order a Moscow Mule at a bar, try to get some cucumbers added to the drink. They mix well, taste great with the ginger beer, and are fun to eat.

Ingredients:

1.5 oz vodka (the original used Smirnoff)

3 oz ginger beer

¼ oz lime juice

1 slice of lime

1 sprig fresh mint

2 slices of cucumber—optional, but HIGHLY recommended

Directions:

In a highball glass (though a lowball works fine, too) pour vodka over ice. Add the lime juice. Top off the drink with the ginger beer and stir. Finally, garnish with the lime, mint sprig, and cucumbers (which go directly in the drink). In the end, it looks like Mojito, but in my opinion, tastes way better.

PS. We also hear that this is Oprah Winfrey’s favorite cocktail! Future media moguls, take note!

 

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7 Comments

  • actually... says:

    @actually... the only way to do a REAL moscow mule is to have in it a copper mug.

  • The Moscow Mule says:

    @The Moscow Mule Because it’s made with vodka and kicks like a mule.

  • Anonymous says:

    @Anonymous I just realized that tomorrow is April 1. Are Bacchanal setting us all up for a nasty April Fools’ Day prank with the concert announcement at midnight?

  • wait says:

    @wait this is the best drink ever

  • nice!!! says:

    @nice!!! I <3 CBA!

  • George Smiley says:

    @George Smiley I love moscow mules.

  • Moscow says:

    @Moscow Never Sleeps

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