The Austin Mule Cocktail Recipe

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The Austin Mule

By Megan Steventon at STIR

 

Megan Stevenson, bartender at STIR, making an Austin Mule

 

Ingredients

  • 2 oz. Tito’s vodka
  • 2 oz. house-made ginger syrup
  • 1 oz. simple syrup
  • 1 oz. lime juice

Directions

Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker and shake for 20 seconds. Strain into a glass and carbonate the entire mixture using at-home carbonation equipment and purified water. If you do not have a carbonation system, add a splash of club soda for a little fizz. Pour drink into a classic copper mug and garnish with a lime wedge. 

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Austin Mule from STIR

 

Austin Mule from STIR

The Austin Mule

Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Servings 1 drink

Equipment

  • Cocktail shaker
  • Cocktail strainer
  • At-Home Carbonation System (optional)
  • Copper Mug

Ingredients
  

For drink:

  • 2 oz. Tito's vodka
  • 2 oz. house-made ginger syrup
  • 1 oz. simple syrup
  • 1 oz. lime juice
  • Splash of club soda (if you do not have an at-home carbonation system)

For garnish:

  • 1 lime wedge

Instructions
 

  • Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker and shake for 20 seconds.
  • Strain into a glass and carbonate the entire mixture using at-home carbonation equipment and purified water.
  • If you do not have a carbonation system, add a splash of club soda for a little fizz.
  • Pour drink into a classic copper mug and garnish with a lime wedge. 
Keyword Cocktail, Mixed Drink, Mule, Sparkling Drink
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