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Moscow Mule Cocktail

I had the day off today.  Well, I had a few ‘must do’s’ but mostly I had the day to enjoy my way.  Translated I hit every thrift and antique store (including Goodwill and Salvation Army) in search of a…..

In search of a copper cup.  This is the best example I can give you of my passion.  A special friend recommended a special cocktail that she thought our followers might enjoy it.  The Moscow Mule Cocktail.  What she didn’t tell me is that it’s classically served in a chilled copper cup.  Okay, I’ve got this, I can find a copper cup.

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Well folks I’m thrilled to say that stop #9 gave us….the copper cup.

And from what I’ve read here these copper cups are a bit of treasure.  My sister has dubbed it my ‘Holy Grail.’  I like it!!

Now let’s get to that Moscow Mule Cocktail.

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~ Moscow Mule Cocktail ~

1/2 ounce lime juice
2 ounces vodka
4-6 ounces ginger beer
garnish with lime slice & fresh mint
Serve in a chilled copper mug

Do you know of Ginger Beer?  We were first introduced while vacationing in Bermuda.  We fell in love with the Dark & Stormy Cocktail which blends Gosling’s Black Seal Dark Rum with Ginger Beer.  Here’s the wiki on this uniquely flavored carbonated beverage.

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