Christmas Moscow Mule recipe a festive cocktail with cranberry, lime and ginger beer. A cranberry Moscow mule.
A festive twist on a traditional Moscow mule. Combine cranberry, lime juice, ginger beer and vodka to create a Christmas Moscow Mule. The perfect cocktail for Christmas dinner or a holiday party.
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I am a firm believer that you can create a signature cocktail for every event or holiday. Now you don’t have to be a mixologist to do this take a look at some classic cocktails and add your own twist. Traditionally a Moscow mule is ginger beer, vodka and lime juice.
What makes this a Christmas Moscow mule? The addition of cranberry juice, cranberries and rosemary (mainly for looks). It’s boring if you call it a cranberry Moscow mule and it’s festive if you call it a Christmas Moscow mule or even a holiday Moscow mule. Now doesn’t that sound fancy!
What type of Cranberry Juice should I use?
Now I like to use cranberry cocktail which is not 100% cranberry juice. It’s sweeter. I also have made this with cranberry pomegranate juice and it is delicious! Plus added bonus of some antioxidants,
Where to buy copper mugs?
I love having copper mugs. Not completely necessary but they are fun to have and will keep your drinks ice cold. My copper mugs are these ones from target. You can also get a great set on amazon they are a bit more affordable.
- 2 oz of Vodka
- 2 oz of Cranberry Juice
- 4 oz of Ginger Beer
- 1/2 oz of Lime Juice
- Lime Wedge
- 5-8 Frozen Cranberries
- Sprig of Rosemary
- In a cocktail shaker mix together ice cranberry juice, lime and vodka.
- In a copper mug pour cranberry mixture over ice. Combine with ginger beer.
- Garnish with frozen cranberries, lime wedge and rosemary. Enjoy!