Barware is one of my favorite things. Anytime I’m in a housewares store, I inevitably linger the longest in this section. There’s something very satisfying about having the ideal glass for every drink on any occasion.
This summer I was lucky enough to inherit a set of solid silver cups (with matching ice bucket.) Visually, they are a unique addition to my barware collection. Functionally, they actually insulate your cocktail and keep it cool. Win, win. Drinking hasn’t been this awesome since Mad Men.
On the seventh day of Christmas my true love poured for me a:
2 ounces Speakeasy vodka
2 1/2 ounces Ginger Beer
The juice of 1/2 a lime
Add lime juice and vodka to a shaker full of ice and stir. Pour mixture into a copper mug* and serve over ice. Top up with ginger beer. Garnish with a few mint leaves and a slice of lime. Serves one.
*The Moscow Mule is traditionally served in a copper mug. If you don’t have one on hand, we suggest a Collins glass.