cranberry Moscow mule served in copper cups with ice, cranberries and lime
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5 from 9 votes

Cranberry Moscow Mule

Cranberry Moscow mule is great cocktail to set the holiday mood. It’s light, refreshing and the mule gets a bright red color from plump tart cranberries. It’s a perfect cocktail for entertaining.
Prep Time5 mins
Course: Drinks/Cocktail
Cuisine: American
Servings: 1 cup
Calories: 7kcal
Author: Jyothi Rajesh

Ingredients

  • 1 part vodka chilled
  • 1 part cranberry juice sweetened chilled
  • 2 parts ginger beer chilled
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice per cup freshly squeezed
  • Ice cubes

For Garnish –

  • Frozen cranberries
  • Lime wedges or slices
  • Fresh rosemary sprig

Instructions

  • Have your chilled copper mugs filled with ice.
  • Next pour in 1 part of vodka over the ice.
  • Then pour in 1 part of cranberry juice.
  • Next, top it with 2 part ginger beer.
  • Squeeze in two lime wedges into each cup.
  • Gently stir with rosemary sprig to combine.
  • Finally garnish with frozen cranberries, a lime wedge and fresh rosemary sprig.
  • Sit back on your couch, sip this icy cold cranberry Moscow mule cocktail besides a cozy fire. Life is good during the holiday season!

Notes

  1. Homemade or store bought cranberry juice can be used. Make sure you sweeten cranberry juice, otherwise it won't be pleasant to drink. It'll be too tart.
  2. Don’t use cheap alcohol. It will make the drink taste like methanol and rubbing alcohol.
  3. Always use freshly squeezed lime juice.
  4. Use frozen cranberries. Frozen fruits acts like ice which not only keeps the drink chilled but also makes cranberries float on top. Making it looks pretty!
 
Nutritional Info – Please keep in mind that nutritional information provided is only a rough estimate and can vary greatly based on products used.
Nutritional values shown are for 1 serving.

Nutrition

Calories: 7kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Sodium: 1mg | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin C: 5mg