The Moscow Mule is the “It” cocktail of the moment. It was created in the early 1940s but has recently enjoyed a surge in popularity. I personally have been averaging 1.9 Moscow Mules a week since Halloween. Made with vodka, ginger beer and lime, the Moscow Mule makes for one delightfully refreshing cocktail.
As if that wasn’t enough, bars and restaurants serve the Mule in the most fetching shiny copper mug. I admit to being tempted on more than one occasion to take the mug home with me as a souvenir, and apparently I’m not alone. According to the Wall Street Journal, mule-mug theft is becoming a national epidemic. Bars and restaurants are having a hard time meeting the demand for the drink because they keep coming up short on the drink’s signature copper mug. Read More