Cocktail Recipe: Bearcat Mule

No doubt you’ve heard of a Moscow Mule, the drink that has seduced so many of us into buying a set of highly-impractical copper mugs.  However, you may be less familiar with the Kentucky Mule, a not-so-distant cousin of the original recipe that swaps out the Moscow Mule’s vodka for bourbon.  As sacrilegious as subbing a dark spirit for a light spirit may seem, we can assure you that bourbon puts a worthy and delicious twist on this classic cocktail.  


The best way to enjoy a bourbon-based mule?  Make a Bearcat Mule with Bearcat Bourbon Orange Peel & Spice.  Our one-of-a-kind infused bourbon has just a hint of orange peel and aromatic mulling spices, making it the perfect compliment for ginger beer’s signature ‘kick’.  With or without a copper mug, we think you’ll love this Bearcat cocktail recipe.


Bearcat Mule:

2 oz. Bearcat Bourbon Orange Peel & Spice

½ oz. Fresh Lime Juice

3 oz. Ginger Beer

Orange wedge, for garnish
In a cocktail shaker, add ice, then combine vodka and lime juice and shake until chilled. Strain into an ice-filled mug (preferably a copper mug, obviously). Top with ginger beer. Garnish with an orange wedge.

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