Christmas Mule with Tequila: A Festive Twist on a Classic

November 29, 2023

As the holidays approach, it’s time to add a twist to our beloved cocktails to match the festive spirit. Today, we’re taking the classic Moscow Mule and giving it a Christmas makeover with a dash of tequila. Introducing the Christmas Mule with Tequila – a refreshing, zesty, and subtly spiced cocktail that’s perfect for your holiday celebrations.


  • 2 oz of premium tequila
  • 1/2 oz fresh lime juice
  • 1/4 oz cranberry juice (for a festive touch)
  • Ginger beer, to top off
  • A few fresh cranberries (for garnish)
  • A sprig of rosemary (for garnish)
  • Ice cubes
  • A slice of lime (for garnish)


  • Prepare Your Glass: Begin by filling a copper mug or a highball glass with ice cubes. The traditional copper mug used for Moscow Mules is perfect for this holiday variant as well.
  • Mix the Ingredients: Pour 2 oz of premium tequila over the ice. Add 1/2 oz of fresh lime juice and 1/4 oz of cranberry juice to bring in a touch of Christmas flavor.
  • Top It Off: Gently pour the ginger beer into the glass, filling it to the top. The ginger beer adds the classic Mule fizz and spiciness.
  • Garnish: Garnish your Christmas Mule with a few fresh cranberries, a sprig of rosemary, and a slice of lime. The rosemary not only adds a hint of holiday aroma but also looks like a mini-Christmas tree branch, making your cocktail visually festive.
  • Serve: Stir gently to mix the ingredients well. Serve immediately and enjoy the holiday cheers!

The Christmas Mule with Tequila is the perfect cocktail for your holiday gatherings. Its unique blend of tequila, cranberry, and ginger flavors, combined with the festive garnishes, makes it a delightful addition to any Christmas or holiday celebration. Raise your glasses and toast to the joy of the season!

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