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Mexican Mule (Tequila Moscow Mule)

A Mexican Mule is a simple twist on a traditional Moscow Mule. Instead of vodka it is made with tequila! Give this refreshing and easy cocktail a try for your next happy hour.

mexican mule in a copper mug with a straw and lime garnish

What is in a Mexican Mule?

A simple combination of ingredients is all you need for this delicious cocktail. You will need:

  • Tequila- whichever is your favorite!
  • Ginger beer- can be found in the grocery store with the specialty sodas or in most liquor stores near the mixers. Ginger beer is similar to ginger ale but with a much more intense ginger flavor. Despite its name, ginger beer is non-alcoholic.
  • Limes- for fresh lime juice and garnish.
  • Water
  • Ice

Mules are typically served in copper mugs however any glass will work!

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the difference between a Moscow Mule and a Mexican Mule?

A Moscow Mule has vodka and a Mexican Mule has tequila.

Can I use ginger ale instead of ginger beer?

No, the flavor will not be the same. Ginger beer is definitely needed for this recipe. Despite its name it is just a soda and does not contain alcohol.

mexican mule in a copper mug with a straw and lime garnish

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mexican mule in a copper mug with a straw and lime garnish

Mexican Mule (Tequila Moscow Mule)

Yield: 1
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes

A Mexican Mule is a simple twist on a traditional Moscow Mule. Instead of vodka it is made with tequila! Give this refreshing and easy cocktail a try for your next happy hour.

Ingredients

  • 1 oz tequila
  • 1 oz water
  • 3 oz ginger beer
  • Juice of 1/2 lime
  • Lime wedge for garnish

Instructions

  1. Fill glass with ice.
  2. Pour in tequila, water, ginger beer and lime juice.
  3. Stir well (do not shake with carbonated ginger beer).
  4. Top with lime garnish and enjoy!

Notes

Traditionally served in a copper mug but can be served in any glass.

Nutrition Information:
Yield: 1 Serving Size: 1
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 269Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 154mgCarbohydrates: 54gFiber: 3gSugar: 42gProtein: 1g

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