Strawberry Lime Moscow Mule

Try this Strawberry Moscow Mule for a twist on the traditional Moscow Mule cocktail. Fresh strawberries, lime juice, vodka and ginger beer combine together in this delicious and refreshing icy cocktail. | platingsandpairings.com
Tracking PixelTry this Strawberry Lime Moscow Mule for a twist on the traditional Moscow Mule cocktail. Fresh strawberries, lime juice, vodka and ginger beer combine together in this delicious and refreshing icy cocktail. | platingsandpairings.com

Try this Strawberry Moscow Mule for a twist on the traditional Moscow Mule cocktail. Fresh strawberries, lime juice, vodka and ginger beer combine together in this delicious and refreshing icy cocktail.

Try this Strawberry Lime Moscow Mule for a twist on the traditional Moscow Mule cocktail. Fresh strawberries, lime juice, vodka and ginger beer combine together in this delicious and refreshing icy cocktail. | platingsandpairings.comWho doesn’t love a Moscow Mule? They are seriously the most refreshing cocktail – Perfect for warm summer evenings on the patio. And, I’ve got to be honest, the cute copper mugs that they’re served in pretty much just win my heart. But there’s a bonus too – Did you know that copper actually helps to keep your beverage cold? Meaning that that icy cold Moscow Mule stays just that much more refreshing as you sip on it. I mean, no one wants a warm cocktail in the summertime…

Today I’m putting a twist on the traditional Moscow Mule by throwing some strawberries into the mix. Strawberries and lime just seem to be a match made in heaven – Together, they’ve got that sweet and sour thing going on that seems to be one of nature’s perfect flavor combinations. A quick muddle together in that copper mug helps to get those flavors going and then I pile in the ice, pour in the vodka and top the whole thing off with ginger beer.

I threw in a couple sprigs of fresh thyme from my garden at the end. Just recently my thyme plant sprouted these pretty purple flowers and I thought that it was a perfect compliment to this yummy cocktail!

Try this Strawberry Lime Moscow Mule for a twist on the traditional Moscow Mule cocktail. Fresh strawberries, lime juice, vodka and ginger beer combine together in this delicious and refreshing icy cocktail. | platingsandpairings.com

Strawberry Moscow Mule Ingredients

You only need four ingredients to make these Strawberry Moscow Mules:

  • Ginger Beer
  • Lime
  • Strawberries
  • Vodka

Just muddle the strawberries and lime juice together, add a shot of vodka and top your cocktail off with ginger beer.

Try this Strawberry Lime Moscow Mule for a twist on the traditional Moscow Mule cocktail. Fresh strawberries, lime juice, vodka and ginger beer combine together in this delicious and refreshing icy cocktail. | platingsandpairings.com

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Strawberry Moscow Mule Recipe

Try this Strawberry Moscow Mule for a twist on the traditional Moscow Mule cocktail. Fresh strawberries, lime juice, vodka and ginger beer combine together in this delicious and refreshing icy cocktail. | platingsandpairings.com

Strawberry Lime Moscow Mule

Try this Strawberry Lime Moscow Mule for a twist on the traditional Moscow Mule cocktail. Fresh strawberries, lime juice, vodka and ginger beer combine together in this delicious and refreshing icy cocktail.
5 from 2 votes
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Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 1 Cocktail

Ingredients

  • 1 half lime (juiced)
  • 5 strawberries
  • 2 ounces vodka
  • 4-6 ounces ginger beer
  • Fresh thyme sprigs (optional)

Instructions

  • Muddle strawberries and lime juice together in a copper mug. Add vodka and ice to fill and top off with ginger beer. Enjoy!
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Nutrition

Calories: 189kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Sodium: 9mg | Potassium: 91mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin C: 35.3mg | Iron: 0.5mg

 

 

 

21 comments

  1. Pech

    What a pretty twist on the traditional mule!

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    1. Nan

      I had this at the hotel colonnade In Coral Gables Florida and it was delicious!

      Reply

  2. Erin

    This is a great idea to throw in some strawberries into a mule! I am not a big cocktail drinker, except honestly Moscow Mules. They are so refreshing and I love the kick from the ginger. As I cannot wait for strawberry season, this would be a good drink for some future patio parties (assuming I don’t eat all the berries before putting them in the cups!).

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    1. Erin

      These would be PERFECT for patio parties! I can’t wait to soak up more sunshine and more Strawberry Moscow Mules!

      Reply

  3. michele

    Beautiful and so delicious! I love the idea of adding strawberries…going to pick up some ingredients and make these later this week.

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    1. Erin

      Yay! I hope you love them Michele. With this short work week, Friday is just a stone’s throw away now!

      Reply

  4. Megan Joy

    I don’t think I’ve ever actually had a Moscow Mule but this looks delicious! And you’re totally right, those mugs are so cute 🙂

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    1. Erin

      Megan – You definitely need to try one soon! I really got hooked last summer after I invested in the copper mugs and realized that it’s one of the easiest cocktails to make!

      Reply

  5. Create/Enjoy

    Sounds like a great flavor combination! I can’t wait till it’s strawberry picking season at the u-pick farms, almost time!

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  6. Catherine @ Ten Thousand Hour Mama

    I love Moscow mules and order them often (yes, partly because of the copper mug—you gotta love a cocktail with its own signature glass!). I’ve never tried one like this, though, and am looking forward to trying it out this summer!

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    1. Erin

      I hope you enjoy Catherine – Cheers!

      Reply

  7. Marlynn | UrbanBlissLife

    I love Moscow Mules and strawberry lime ones sound amazing!!

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  8. Jessica Randhawa

    5 stars
    This is such a beautiful drink! And sounds so delicious!

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    1. Erin

      Thanks Jessica – It’s one of my favorite summer cocktails!

      Reply

  9. Cristina

    I’m going to try this but with fresh peaches I’m swimming in!

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    1. Erin

      Thant sounds amazing Cristina!!! Love that idea.

      Reply

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  11. Kimberly T.

    5 stars
    Wanted something refreshing for this evening. Made grilled chicken with an apple walnut fresh salad and having dinner on the patio. Made this mule and had another. Let’s just say it made for an enjoyable patio dining. Will definitely be making these again in the near future. My new favorite!

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    1. Erin

      I’m so glad you liked them Kimberly!

      Reply

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