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Refreshing and Fruity Summer Moscow Mule Recipes

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Refreshing and Fruity Summer Moscow Mule Recipes

Summer has arrived, and you know what that means...

It’s time to start planning weekend get-together with friends and family, Saturday cookouts by the pool, or summer evening cocktail parties with co-workers.

If you’re a mule lover who’s short on drink recipes, you’re in luck. We’ve pulled together a list of our favorite fruity, tropical, and refreshing summer Moscow mule recipes that are guaranteed to cool you down. 

Give the following fruit-twisted summer mule recipes a mix, and let us know what you think! And don’t ensure maximum levels of enjoyment, always drink your mules from a pure solid copper mug. 

Strawberry Moscow Mule


  • 1 cup frozen strawberries, thawed
  • 4 oz. vodka
  • 2 tablespoons lime juice
  • 1 bottle ginger beer
  • 1 lime, cut into wedges
  • 1 strawberry for every drink you’re mixing to use as a garnish

Preparing your Strawberry Mule

  1. Place a fine mesh sieve over a bowl and mash the strawberries with the back of a spoon so the juices drip into the bowl.
  2. Add ice to a chilled mug or highball glass, then divide strawberry juice, vodka, and lime juice between the 2 mugs.
  3. Top off with ginger beer.
  4. Place a lime & strawberry skewer in each cocktail.

Mango Pineapple Moscow Mule


  • 1 oz. chopped mango (only 1 mango needed)
  • 1 oz. chopped pineapple
  • 12 oz. ginger beer
  • 3 oz. vodka
  • Lime wedges
  • Mint springs

Preparing your Mango Pineapple Mule

  1. Chop up a mango and pineapple into small pieces. Puree with blender.
  2. Add 2 oz. ginger beer syrup and 10 oz. soda water.
  3. Garnish with lime wedges and mint leaves.

Grapefruit Rosemary Moscow Mule


  • 2 oz. vodka
  • 2 oz. freshly squeezed pink grapefruit juice ( about ½ of a grapefruit)
  • 1/2 oz. (1 tablespoon) fresh lime juice
  • 3 oz. chilled ginger beer
  • 1 sprig fresh rosemary

Preparing your Grapefruit-Rosemary Mule

  1. Fill a copper mug with ice.
  2. Add the vodka, grapefruit, lime juices, and ginger beer. Stir to combine.
  3. Garnish with a sprig of fresh rosemary.

Summer Mule


  • 1/2 oz. freshly squeezed lime juice
  • Fresh berries (about 4-6 per drink)
  • 2 oz. vodka
  • 3 oz. ginger beer
  • Soda water
  • Ice

Preparing your Summer Mule

  1. Muddle the berries with the lime juice. (I used blackberries and raspberries, but I've also made this with strawberries and blueberries; just use whatever you've got on hand or whichever fruits seem the ripest.) The berries should break down quickly as you muddle them creating a syrup-like texture.
  2. Add the ginger beer and vodka.
  3. Pour over ice and top off with sparkling water.

Lavender Mule


  • 1 oz. lemon juice
  • 2 oz. vodka
  • 1 oz. elderflower syrup
  • 2 oz. ginger beer
  • Lavender syrup
  • Lavender ice cubes (optional)

Ingredients for lavender syrup:

  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons dried culinary lavender

Preparing your lavender syrup:

  1. Combine the sugar and dried food-grade lavender in a heat-proof bowl.
  2. Pour boiling water over the sugar and lavender, and stir for a few seconds until the sugar is dissolved. Let the lavender steep for 10-15 minutes.
  3. Strain the lavender out and let the syrup come to room temperature, then refrigerate.

Preparing your lavender ice cubes:

  1. Place a few pinches of dried culinary lavender in an ice cube tray, cover with water and freeze. (Optional: Throw in a few dried food-grade rose petals for color and aroma.)

Preparing your lavender mule:

  1. Combine all the ingredients in shaker.
  2. Serve over the lavender ice cubes in a copper mug.

Citrus Mule


  • 1/2 oz. fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 oz.fresh lemon juice
  • 1 oz. fresh grapefruit juice
  • 1 oz. orange liqueur
  • 2 oz. ginger beer
  • 2 oz. vodka
  • Ice
  • Mint for garnish

Preparing your Citrus Mule:

  1. Combine lime, lemon, and grapefruit juice as well as orange liqueur and vodka in a copper mug.
  2. Add ice, then pour over ice with ginger beer.
  3. Garnish with mint.

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