I’m a huge fan of the Moscow Mule which is made with Vodka. But lately I’ve been on a total margarita kick and I’m finding that I really enjoy tequila. Not like I’m out doing shots or anything (Tammy, please hide those photos). So I decided to try out a Mexican Mule. I quite like it and I think you will too. Add this to your list of favorite warm weather drinks!
To make a Mexican Mule, you will need a lime, Tequila (now I know there are different types of tequila but I don’t know enough about them to pin point a specific one to use. This is what we had in our cupboard) and ginger beer (Reed’s is my fave brand and is available at Sprouts and Trader Joe’s. Reed’s is strong. It’s like ginger ale, but way harder. Think of ginger ale like that singing group Nelson from the early 90’s. Where as Reed’s Ginger Beer is like Def Leppard.)The ginger beer adds such a nice “bite” to the drink. If you would like it sweeter you can certainly add in a little simple syrup or agave. I like to use copper mugs to serve these, but I also love a nice sturdy glass. It’s nice and refreshing. The way a cocktail should be. Drink up amigo! These drinks were made to go along with my menu for a Mexican themed girl’s night party I called Chicks and Salsa. Don’t forget to check out my recipe for Chicken Enchilada casserole and Churro Cream Cheese Fruit Dip which go really great with a Mexican Mule!
- 1 1/2 ounces Tequila
- Juice from 1 lime
- Reed's Ginger Beer (about 3 ounces)
- Over a glass of ice, squeeze the fresh lime juice.
- Add tequila and top with ginger beer.
- Garnish with a lime and a sprig of fresh mint.
- Clap the fresh mint between your palms to release the fragrant oils.
Pssst. Don’t miss this Strawberry Mint Moscow Mule, this Bourbon Moscow Mule, and the perfect Moscow Mule Recipe. Click the image below for more drink recipes on Cupcakes and Cutlery! Or follow my cocktails board on Pinterest!