The ginger beer imparts the classic spicy flavors of a Moscow Mule, while apple cider and caramel vodka sweeten things up a bit. Last, a squeeze of lime juice cuts the sweetness just a bit, resulting in a delicious Fall sipper that tastes just like a caramel apple!
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This cocktail seems to be quite the mixology hotshot as of late but the Moscow Mule has actually been around for quite some time, 1941 to be exact. Simple to make and a certified crowd-pleaser, you often see this cocktail served in its signature copper mug.
You've heard of The Moscow Mule—well, this mule's got way more kick. Swap that vodka for Espolon Blanco, and mix with ginger beer and lime juice. Garnish and go. You've just brought “the party" to your next dinner party.