Apple Cider Moscow Mule

Apple Cider Moscow Mule

Apple Cider Moscow Mule

The perfect apple cocktail to enjoy on a crisp autumn day!  This Apple Cider Moscow Mule are made with spiced apple cider, ginger liqueur, ginger beer, and topped with a fresh, crisp Granny Smith Apple slice! An amazing way to enjoy an Apple Cider Mule!

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Apple Cider Moscow Mules, in copper mugs, garnished with apple slices and cinnamon sticks.

The BEST Apple Mule Recipe!

Do you and your family go apple-picking?  Apple picking wasn’t something I had even heard of until I had a family, and then moved to the East Coast.  I quickly discovered that apple-picking is the all-American thing to do in the fall.  It’s a nice way to spend a fall afternoon, and an even better way to enjoy fresh, local produce at its peak freshness!

How this Apple Cider Mule came to be

A few years ago we made our way to a local orchard, I picked more than our fare share of apples. Bringing home copious amounts of apples, as well as spiced apple cider, one needs to quickly decide what to do with it all.  With my bounty of apples, I made all kinds of yummy recipes, like my Dutch Apple Tart, Frosted Apple Cinnamon Snack Cake, and even Smokey Apple and Bacon Quesadillas.  However, I had yet to make a crisp, delicious apple cocktail, until now!

The perfect apple cocktail to enjoy on a crisp autumn day! My Apple Ginger Moscow Mule is made with spiced apple cider, Ginger liqueur, Ginger beer, and topped with a fresh, crisp Granny Smith Apple slice! How 'bout them apples?!

Making this delicious Apple Cider Moscow Mule cocktail

This cold, crisp Apple Cider Moscow Mule is an amazing way to enjoy fresh apples and spiced apple cider after coming home from apple-picking.  In addition to the cider, this Moscow Mule includes ginger beer and Ginger liqueur.  The Ginger liqueur that I used for this cocktail is a local product that I recently discovered on a trip to West Virginia.

The perfect apple cocktail to enjoy on a crisp autumn day! My Apple Ginger Moscow Mule is made with spiced apple cider, Ginger liqueur, Ginger beer, and topped with a fresh, crisp Granny Smith Apple slice! How 'bout them apples?!

What liqueur is in a Apple Mule?

Most mule recipes include vodka and ginger beer, however for this apple cider mule, I decided to substitute the vodka for ginger liqueur.

This artisan Ginger Liqueur is made by the Bloomery SweetShine Distillery in Charles Town, WV.  My food-blogger friends and I took a tour of the distillery and learned how this fabulous “sweet shine” is made. We also got to help bottle, and even sample this locally farmed concoction.  

The flavors and sweet aroma of this Ginger liqueur are amazing!  In addition to the Ginger flavor,  they also make Hard Lemonade, Black Walnut, Pumpkin, Peach, Chocolate Raspberry, Raspberry Lemon, Lemoncello, and Cranberry Clementine.  

If you are not able to find ginger liqueur, I would recommend substituting regular vodka, like Titos.

The perfect apple cocktail to enjoy on a crisp autumn day! My Apple Ginger Moscow Mule is made with spiced apple cider, Ginger liqueur, Ginger beer, and topped with a fresh, crisp Granny Smith Apple slice! How 'bout them apples?!

As soon as I tried that delicious Ginger liqueur I knew I had to make a delicious Moscow Mule. 

Pairing it with spiced cider, and ginger beer was the perfect way to infuse the delicious, crisp flavors of fall.  The flavors are amazing together, and when topped with a fresh apple slice and a cinnamon stick, you’ll discover this drink to be a new fall favorite.

Apple Cider Moscow Mules garnished with apple slices and cinnamon sticks.

If you loved this delicious Apple Cider Moscow Mule, check out some of my other delicious cocktail recipes:

Ginger Peach Moscow Mule

Ginger Snap Cocktail

How to Make a Brandy Alexander

Classic Skinny Margarita

Pineapple Daiquiri

Whiskey Apple Cider Cocktail

Apple Cider Shandy at Real Housemoms

Here’s the easy recipe for my Apple Cider Moscow Mule:

Nutrition

Calories

202 cal

Fat

2 g

Carbs

45 g

Protein

4 g
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Apple Ginger Moscow Mule

The perfect apple cocktail to enjoy on a crisp autumn day! My Apple Ginger Moscow Mule is made with spiced apple cider, Ginger liqueur, Ginger beer, and topped with a fresh, crisp Granny Smith Apple slice! How 'bout them apples?!

5 minPrep Time

5 minTotal Time

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Ingredients

  • 4 oz. spiced apple cider
  • 4 oz. ginger beer
  • 1 1/2 oz. ginger liqueur, like Bloomery Ginger Sweet Shine
  • Fresh apple slices
  • Cinnamon sticks
  • Ice

Instructions

  1. Fill a copper mug with ice. Pour in the cider and ginger beer. Top with the ginger liqueur, and stir together. Add a fresh apple slice and cinnamon stick. Enjoy right away.

Notes

If you cannot find Ginger liqueur, substitute with regular Vodka, like Tito's. Vodka is the standard liqueur in a Moscow mule.

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I hope this cocktail inspires you to get out to your local orchards, and enjoy all of the fresh fall flavors your area has to offer!

Cheers! ~Erin

Apple Cider Moscow Mules garnished with apple slices and cinnamon sticks.

 

 

 

Comments

  1. Erin, This looks wonderful. I've never tried a Moscow mule but this sounds really good. I'm going to have to make it soon. I see you have a lot of cocktails on your site that I need to try, that ginger snap cocktail looks yummy too. This is inspiration for my Friday cocktail after work. Thanks!! Melissa
  2. I love ginger - this sounds wonderful! Thanks for sharing on the What’s for Dinner link up and don’t forget to leave a comment at the party – Next week’s features that also leave a comment get pinned and tweeted!
  3. What a fabulous fall cocktail! Beautiful to serve and tastes great too, I bet! Thank you for sharing on Family Joy Blog Link-Up Party this week.
  4. This is a beautiful looking cocktail! I've been looking for an excuse to buy copper mugs and I think I have found one with this recipe.
  5. That sounds yummy! Thank you for sharing with us at the #HomeMattersParty

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