Cranberry Moscow Mule Two Ways

This festive Cranberry Moscow Mule is tart, a tad spicy and comes with an added hint of sweetness! It’s a great drink for the holidays!

Holiday Moscow Mule

Oh the holidays are upon us! I can’t believe Christmas is about a week away. And even though it doesn’t feel quite like Christmas time to me or December for that matter, everything is in full swing. My house is decorated, I’m making yummy goodies, and we’re getting ready for all the fun activities that are about to go down. 🙂 I just love this time of year, it’s my absolute favorite!

Another favorite of mine is a really good Moscow Mule. And over the last two months, my husband and I have been really enjoying this festive Cranberry Moscow Mule. We love making mules together (it’s one of our things) and this fun, holiday drink is one we have fine-tuned to fit our individual tastes.

Cranberry Moscow Mule

And because this mule can be made two different ways, it’s one that can be enjoyed anytime…but it’s especially perfect for a fun Friendsgiving, Thanksgiving or Christmas with the family.

So be sure to add this mule to your cocktail list; it will not disappoint. Promise! 😉

Cheers friends!!!

And, for more holiday drinks, please give these a try:

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Cranberry Moscow Mule

Cranberry Moscow Mule Two Ways


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  • Author: Naomi
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 10 minutes
  • Yield: 2 servings 1x

Description

This festive holiday mule is tart, spicy and comes with an added hint of sweetness. It’s a great drink for the holidays and can be made two different ways!


Ingredients

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  • ROSEMARY CRANBERRY SIMPLE SYRUP:
  • 1/2 cup Water
  • 1/2 cup Honey
  • Fresh Rosemary Sprigs
  • Fresh Cranberries
  • CRANBERRY MOSCOW MULE:
  • 1 32 oz jar R. W. Knudsen Just Cranberry Juice
  • 1 4 pack Non-Alcoholic Ginger Beer
  • Blue Ice Handcrafted American Potato Vodka (gluten free)
  • 1 Lime, freshly squeezed juice (divided)
  • Ice

Instructions

  1. Rosemary Cranberry Simple Syrup:  In a small pot, warm the water to almost boiling. Remove from heat and stir in the honey until fully dissolved. Add 1-2 fresh rosemary sprigs and a small handful of fresh cranberries. Cover and let steep until it is completely cool. (I like to let it steep for at least an hour). Discard the rosemary and cranberries.
  2. Cranberry Moscow Mule without simple syrup: To each copper mug, add ice, 2 oz vodka, 2 oz cranberry juice and the juice from half a lime. Stir to combine. Top with ginger beer, stir gently, and garnish with a lime wedge and a couple cranberries. 
  3. Cranberry Moscow Mule with Rosemary Cranberry Simple Syrup: To each copper mug, add ice, 2 oz vodka, 2 oz cranberry juice, 2-3 tablespoons simple syrup and the juice from half a lime. Stir to combine. Top with ginger beer, stir gently, and garnish with a rosemary sprig and a couple cranberries. 

Notes

  • Flavored Simple Syrup: This will last for about a week in the fridge. 
  • Category: Beverage, Drink, Cocktail
  • Method: Stirred
  • Cuisine: American
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