As the leaves turn and the air gets crisper, nothing warms the soul quite like a perfectly mixed cocktail, especially when it brings a twist to a classic favorite. Enter the Cranberry Mule, your new go-to holiday drink that’s as festive as it is refreshing.
- 2 oz vodka
- 4 oz ginger beer
- 2 oz cranberry juice (unsweetened)
- 1/2 oz lime juice (freshly squeezed)
- Cranberries (fresh or frozen) for garnish
- Lime wheel for garnish
- Mint sprig for garnish
- Ice cubes
- Fill a copper mug or a highball glass with ice cubes to chill.
- Pour the vodka and lime juice over the ice.
- Add the cranberry juice, which offers a tartness that complements the spice of the ginger beer.
- Top with ginger beer, giving the drink a fizzy kick that’s both warming and invigorating.
- Gently stir to combine the ingredients.
- Garnish with a few cranberries, a lime wheel, and a sprig of mint to add a pop of color and a hint of freshness.
- Serve immediately and watch as your guests marvel at the holiday cheer in their cups!
The Cranberry Mule is not just a drink; it’s a celebration of the season’s flavors. It’s perfect for cozy nights in, holiday parties, or as a festive starter to your Thanksgiving dinner. Cheers to holiday spirits!