As the weather changes and the autumn apple cravings kick in, this cider twist on a Moscow mule is a must-try cocktail to celebrate the start of fall. The spicy flavour of the ginger beer (a key ingredient to a traditional Moscow mule) pairs perfectly with the sweet mulled cider. So throw on your favourite fall sweater and shake up the latest That’s the Spirit cocktail!
Apple Cider Moscow Mule
Prep: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
2 ounces vodka
1/2 ounce fresh lime juice (about 1/2 a lime)
1/2 teaspoon grated ginger
1 pinch ground cinnamon
3 ounces apple cider
3 ounces ginger beer
Apple slices, to garnish
Fresh rosemary, to garnish
Lime wedge, to garnish
- Fill a cocktail shaker or cocktail mixing glass with ice. Add vodka, lime juice, ginger, cinnamon and apple cider. Shake or stir until well combined, about 30 seconds.
- Strain over a moscow mule glass filled with ice. Finish with a splash of ginger beer.
- Garnish with apple slices, rosemary and lime. Cheers!
Like Marcella’s Moscow mule? Try her refreshing Strawberry Rhubarb Gin Spritzer