Gin Gin Mule

Gin Gin Mule
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This delightful cocktail combines the refreshing qualities of a traditional Moscow Mule with the herbal complexity of gin, resulting in a truly remarkable drink.

The Gin Gin Mule is the brainchild of renowned mixologist Audrey Saunders, who first crafted this masterpiece at her New York City bar, Pegu Club, in the early 2000s. Inspired by the classic Moscow Mule, which typically consists of vodka, lime juice, and ginger beer, Saunders set out to create a gin-based variation that would captivate the taste buds of cocktail enthusiasts. The Gin Gin Mule quickly gained popularity, becoming a staple on the menu at Pegu Club and subsequently spreading to bars around the world.

What sets the Gin Gin Mule apart from its traditional counterpart is the interplay between the botanical notes of gin, the zingy lime juice, and the spicy ginger beer. The addition of mint leaves enhances the overall experience, providing a cool and refreshing sensation that lingers with each sip. The combination of flavors in the Gin Gin Mule creates a fresh balanced taste in the palate, making it a perfect summer sipper or a year-round choice for those seeking a complex and revitalizing cocktail.

Gin Gin Mule Recipe

  1. 5 mint leaves

  2. 45 ml gin

  3. 20 ml fresh lime juice

  4. 30 ml simple syrup

  5. 60-100 ml ginger beer

  6. Ice

  7. Garnish: Mint sprig

gin gin mule recipe

How to make a Gin Gin Mule

  1. Add mint leaves, fresh lime juice, and simple syrup to a cocktail shaker, and gently muddle.

  2. Add gin and ice to the shaker, and shake.

  3. Strain into a cocktail glass filled with ice.

  4. Top off with ginger beer.

  5. Garnish with a mint sprig.