Watermelon Moscow Mule is a variation of the traditional recipe that is served in a copper or metal mug to maintain its freshness, the watermelon flavor gives it an exceptional fruity flavor, and together with the ginger beer and mint they give it the freshness of a cocktail for the summer season. This Moscow Mule is the perfect easy cocktail for any occasion or season!
Now Imagine a variation of a classic cocktail with a highly refreshing and flavorful fruit!
This drink is a great way to use up your extra watermelon, and I know you have some because no one can finish a whole watermelon by themselves.
The Moscow Mule is a classic vodka-based cocktail dating back to the 1940s and is a popular drink for good reason: It’s delicious, refreshing and a snap to make.
The ultimate summer cocktail! This twist on a cooler is the perfect balance on fruity and refreshing, ideal for a barbecue with friends
Watermelon Moscow Mule Ingredients :
- Vodka: See below vodka recommendations for Moscow Mule
- Lemons or Limes: The juice is what is essential here, but we prefer fresh limes and juice to store-bought to provide a fresher flavor and some color.
- Ginger Beer: A light yet spicy complement to the vodka and lime juice. This ingredient is what sets the cocktail apart, making it worth it to invest in a good-quality option.
What Vodka to Use?
Using a good quality vodka is important for this Moscow mule recipe, including one that you enjoy the flavor of. Tito’s is recommended, which provides good flavor without being a top-shelf option.
What is The Best Ginger Beer for Moscow Mule?
Fever Tree Ginger Beer: There are many brands of ginger beer fiver tree has a distinctive flavor of fresh ginger predominates. It’s refreshing and clean tasting without being too sweet. As the liquid passes through the palate, the ginger will fill the entire mouth, leaving a warmth in the back of the throat, that makes it delicious to taste!
How to Make a Watermelon Moscow Mule?
1.- Add Lime juice, mint leaves, honey, and watermelon into a cocktail shaker.
2.- Macerate the ingredients until their properties are extracted.
3.- Add regular ice cubes and top with crushed ice.
4.- Add the Vodka, shake vigorously and serve in a mug filled with ice
5.- Fill the cocktail with ginger beer
Recipe Variation Idea
You can also make a different variation of this classic recipe:
Other Spirits to use are Mezcal, Tequila, Gin, or Rum.
Different flavors: Blackberry, Strawberry, Grapefruit, Pineapple with Serrano, add basil instead mint.
This unique spin on the classic cocktail is light and refreshing.
- 1 ½ ounces Vodka
- 1 ounce Lime juice
- 4 ounces Ginger beer
- 1 lime Wedge
- 6 slices Fresh watermelon
- 8 Mint Leaves
- 1 tsp Honey
- Add Lime juice, mint leaves, and watermelon
into a Moscow Mule mug.
the ingredients until their properties are extracted.
regular ice cubes and top with crushed ice.
- Add the Vodka.
- Fill the cocktail with ginger beer
Moscow Mule Variations
While the original Moscow Mule, also known as a vodka buck, is a classic for a reason, there are a lot of fun twists on them that are also delicious. We can use different spirits like : Gin, Tequila, Mezcal, Flavor vodka, Whisky, Rum.
Amount Per Serving Calories 763Total Fat 3gSaturated Fat 0gTrans Fat 0gUnsaturated Fat 2gCholesterol 0mgSodium 56mgCarbohydrates 169gFiber 15gSugar 130gProtein 14g