This is a simple variation of that classic and very popular Moscow Mule cocktail that uses some of the fantastic oranges that are in season right now to add a sunny brightness to this refreshing drink.
We started out by squeezing the juice of a whole orange into a mixing glass. Pour the orange juice thru a fine mesh strainer to remove the majority of the pulp to make the drink a bit more smooth. We loved the addiction of the tangy orange juice to make the Orange Moscow Mule, but didn’t want the pulpiness.
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Pour the strained juice, vodka, and lime juice into a copper mug filled with crushed ice. Top with ginger beer and let the bubbles do the mixing. Garnish with candied ginger and an orange wedge.
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- 2 oz Vodka
- 1 oz lime juice
- 2 oz orange juice
- 4 oz Ginger Beer
- Combine all ingredients over ice in a copper mug! Cheers!
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