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Kentucky Mule

Kentucky Mule cocktail
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Who says you can’t have your copper mug and your bourbon, too? This twist on the Moscow Mule pairs American whiskey and ginger beer for a refreshing summer cocktail.


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  • 2 ounces bourbon
  • 1/2 ounce lime juice, freshly squeezed
  • Ginger beer, to top
  • Garnish: mint sprig


  1. Add the bourbon and lime juice to a Moscow Mule mug or a highball glass.

  2. Fill the mug or glass with ice and top with ginger beer.

  3. Add mint sprig for garnish.