Bourbon-forward beverage

Kentucky Mule

The Kentucky Mule cocktail is a bourbon-forward beverage that co-stars lime and ginger beer. Together, they are a charming combo that brightens the complex flavors of Kentucky whiskey.

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what you'll need

a sharp paring knife a juice squeezer

Prep Time: 5 Min

crushed ice 2 ounces bourbon 3/4 ounce (1 1/2 tablespoons) lime juice 3-4 ounces ginger beer lime wheel or lime wedge for garnish

makes: 1 cocktail


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Cool your mug.


Grab a copper mule mug (or a glass of your choice) and fill with crushed ice.

Measure bourbon.


Measure 2 ounces of bourbon and pour over your ice.

Juice your lime.


If using fresh limes, squeeze out 3/4 ounce of juice or measure out pre-squeezed lime juice. Add to mug or glass.

Get bubbly!


Top your bourbon and lime juice with ginger beer. Garnish with lime wedge if desired.