Moscow Mule – Original Recipe & History

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Moscow Mule

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Course: DrinksCuisine: American






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Learn how to make a classic Moscow Mule.


  • 1/3 oz 10 ml Lime Juice

  • 2 oz 60 ml Vodka

  • 5 oz 150 ml Ginger Beer


  • Technique: Build In Glass
  • ombine all ingredients except for the soda in a glass.
  • Fill the glass with ice.
  • Stir to combine and chill the ingredients.
  • Gently add the soda and give the drink a couple of last stirs to mix it fully.
  • Garnish:
  • Mint bouquet


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Invented in 1941 at the Cock’n Bull pub in Los Angeles, this drink single-handedly saved vodka sales. The story goes that three down and out-of-luck individuals, Sophie Berezinski, John Martin, and Jack Morgan, came together and created this drink.

Sophie Berezinski owned a bunch of copper mugs no one wanted, John Martin was a distributor for Schmirnoff, a flavorless spirit no one wished to, and Jack Morgan was the Cock’n Bull bar owner with a ginger beer no one wanted. They combined their unwanted products, and the rest is history.

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