Kentucky Mule Recipe

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Kentucky Mule Recipe

 You're bound to have heard of the Moscow Mule. But have you tried it's cousin, the Kentucky Mule? This is a Kentucky straight bourbon whiskey cocktail, and though it's not as famous as the Moscow Mule, it packs a punch and seriously satisfying. The bourbon cuts through the ginger more aggressively than vodka, resulting in a more flavourful drink than the more famous Vodka version.

If you're hosting predrinks and ready to wow your guests, serving these delicious drinks in a chilled copper mug is bound to impress. You can also get all your barware needs including these classic copper mugs over in our barware category!

The mule itself is actually a drink category characterised by its use of ginger beer. So, there’s more than one way to mule - create fun drinks using different brands and types of alcohol, fruits, flavoured ginger beers, and garnishes. Ready to find your fave?

Serves: 1

Prep time: 1 Minute

Nutrition: 180 Calories


  • 2 ounces (¼ cup) bourbon whiskey
  • ½ ounce (1 tablespoon) fresh lime juice
  • 4 ounces (½ cup) ginger beer
  • For serving: ice, lime wedge, fresh mint


    1. In a copper mug or glass, pour in the bourbon, lime juice, and ginger beer.

    2. Add ice and garnish with a lime wedge and fresh mint. Serve immediately.

    Category: Drinks Cuisine: Cocktail

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