The Moscow Mule by John G. Martin

The Moscow Mule by John G. Martin

Originally made using Smirnoff No. 21 Vodka, this simple mix of spice and citrus is one of the classics. Created by John G Martin and his bar owner friend Jack Morgan, it sparked the cocktail revolution in the 1950’s.




  • 50mlVodka

  • 120mlGinger Beer

  • 17mlLime Juice

  • 1dash(es) Bitters

  • 1wedge(s) Lime

1.9 units of alcohol per serve


  • 1 x Highball glass

  • 1 x Knife

  • 1 x Jigger

  • 1 x Chopping Board

  • 1 x Ice


  • Ice

    Fill a highball glass or copper cup with ice cubes.

  • Pour

    Using a jigger, measure 50ml vodka, 17.5ml lime juice, 120ml ginger beer and one dash of bitters into the glass.

  • Mix

    Stir the mixture until well combined.

  • Garnish

    With a sharp knife and cutting board, slice a wedge of lime and place in the drink to garnish.

  • Grab a bite

    Get some grub in before or while you’re drinking – it slows alcohol absorption.

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