With National Moscow Mule Day right around the corner (3/3), check out a few spots from New York to Los Angeles that are offering up recipe riff’s on the moscow mule, to keep you celebrating the holiday in style.
PHD Terrace – NYC
The Draycott – LA
PHD Terrace || Butterfly Effect, $115 – Courtesy of Nikki McCutcheon, Tao Group Hospitality Beverage Director
RECIPE: **one-gallon cocktail & serves 6 – 8 people
18 oz. Tito’s vodka
12 oz. Lime Juice
24 oz. Ginger Beer
12 oz. Butterfly Pea Tea Syrup
Steep flower petals overnight and add to simple syrup to make butterfly pea tea syrup. Add all ingredients, minus butterfly pea tea syrup, to a one-gallon vessel with ice. Drizzle pea tea syrup over drink and watch it change colors. Garnish with various edible flowers.
The Draycott || The Mule, $17– Courtesy of Clint Loker, Beverage Director
2 oz. Old Forester
2 oz. Balsamic Reduction
.5 oz. Ginger Beer
.5 oz. Ginger Simple
.75 oz. Lime Juice
Muddle raspberries in a tin, add all other ingredients with ice and shake. Serve in a copper mug with fresh ice and garnish with a mint sprig.
1 Kitchen by Chef Crary || Illegal Mule, $18—Courtesy of 1 Kitchen by Chef Crary
1.5 oz. Ilegal Mezcal
1 oz. Lime Juice
.75 oz. Liquid Alchemist Ginger
.5 oz. Fair Goji Berry Liqueur
Add all ingredients into a tin, besides soda water, with ice and shake. Strain into a tall glass with fresh ice. Top with a splash of soda water and garnish with a lime wheel, ginger candy and a dried goji berry.