Summer Cocktail: ITALIAN MULE

The summer brings a lot of outdoor summer entertaining so if you are planning to host an upcoming outdoor summer soiree or a summer cocktail party, it’s nice to create and prepare a signature cocktail for your guests to enjoy and one that is light & refreshing when out in very warm temperatures. Today’s post features my mouth-watering Italian Mule that is a perfect summer cocktail!

Summer Cocktail Recipe: ITALIAN MULE

Summer Cocktail Recipe: ITALIAN MULE

I prepared this classic cocktail in my gold bottom highball glasses (found similar ones here and here) – rather than pouring it into copper mugs that are traditionally used for moscow mule cocktails. And for sipping on the delicious cocktail, I used my glass straws.

Summer Cocktail: Italian Mule

Cheers to spirited conversation and merry mingling that makes for a party to remember!

-Photos + Recipe by Rose Angel Lopez


Summer Cocktail Recipe: ITALIAN MULE
Recipe type: Cocktail Recipe
Serves: 2

  • 2 oz, Vodka (I used Absolut)
  • 2 oz, Limoncello Liqueur (I used Pallini Roma)
  • 8.4 oz, Ginger Beer (I used Stoli)
  • splash, Simple Syrup (optional)
  • 1, Fresh Lemon
  • 1 cup, crushed ice
  • Garnish: lemon peel

  1. Cut ½ of a whole lemon into thin slices and place inside a medium-sized pitcher. Set aside the remaining lemon half.
  2. Using the same pitcher, combine crushed ice, Vodka, Limoncello, freshly squeezed lemon juice from the remaining lemon, top with Ginger Beer and add a splash of simple syrup (optional). Stir.
  3. Moisten the rim of your drinking glass with lemon, turn your glass upside down and in a shallow bowl, dip the rim in sugar.
  4. Pour your cocktail in glasses, garnish with lemon peel
  5. Enjoy!



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