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La Mulita

January 11, 2016
La Mulita is a Mexican Moscow Mule with silver tequila in place of the vodka and loads of fresh mint. Add a splash of ginger beer and a few lime wedges!

Let’s chase away the winter blues by finding an official 2016 Drink of the Winter.

La Mulita Cocktail Recipe

It’s 3°F and snowing out right now so I can think of no better past time than enjoying a few cocktails in the spirit of competition, whaddya say?

La Mulita Cocktail Recipe

Our first contender is a tequila take on the classic Moscow mule. This drink has lots of lime (after all it is citrus season) and a serious amount of fresh mint combined with silver tequlia and ginger beer for extra zing.

La Mulita Cocktail Recipe

It is a simple enough cocktail to pull together after a long day shoveling snow, shlepping kids in the frigid cold, or unwinding after a rough day at work and a glacial commute. It is invigorating and full of vitamin C which should stave off any cold symptoms you might have picked up along the way.

La Mulita Cocktail Recipe

I’ve got drink number 2 in the works so be prepared for a taste off. In the meantime, if you have a cocktail  you’d like to enter into the running please let me know. I’d love to hear what you’re drinking this winter. Stay warm my friends and let the games begin!

La Mulita Cocktail Recipe


La Mulita Cocktail Recipe
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A Mexican take on a Moscow Mule with silver tequila in place of the vodka and loads of fresh mint.
Serves: 1 drink
  • 1 lime, cut into 8 wedges
  • fresh mint leaves
  • crushed ice
  • 1 ounce silver tequila
  • 2 ounces ginger beer
  1. Squeeze a couple of lime wedges into a glass then drop in the wedges. Add a mint leaf or two and cover with crushed ice.
  2. Continue layering lime wedges, mint, and ice until the wedges are all used up and/or the cup is full, whichever comes first. Make sure you squeeze all the juice out of the lime wedges as you go.
  3. Pour tequila and ginger beer over the top, stir and enjoy.

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  • Emily January 11, 2016 at 9:29 pm

    YES! Today was the first day of the year where my nose froze on the inside. That means I deserve this tasty-sounding beverage.

    • Kate Ramos
      Kate Ramos January 11, 2016 at 10:26 pm

      Hahaha! At least we can laugh about these things, right? After a couple Mulitas you’ll forget all about it. 🙂

      • Emily January 13, 2016 at 7:35 pm

        Very true 🙂

  • grace January 12, 2016 at 4:27 pm

    this is refreshing enough for a summer day but it sounds great for the dead of winter too!

    • Kate Ramos
      Kate Ramos January 12, 2016 at 7:19 pm

      Thank you Grace! Lime, mint and ginger are a great combination any time of year.

  • Adina January 12, 2016 at 6:10 pm

    Oh! I’d love a glass right now!

    • Kate Ramos
      Kate Ramos January 12, 2016 at 7:18 pm

      I’d love to share one with you Adina!