Tequila has always been a popular spirit, but it's not just for margaritas anymore.
With the rise of the Moscow Mule, bartenders have started experimenting with different spirits to create their own variations of the classic cocktail. Enter the Tequila Mule, a refreshing and spicy twist on the original.
The Tequila Mule combines the bold and complex flavors of tequila with the zing of ginger beer and the freshness of lime juice.
It's a simple yet satisfying drink that's perfect for any occasion, whether you're sipping on a hot summer day or warming up on a chilly night.
But not all Tequila Mule recipes are created equal. Some are too sweet, some are too spicy, and some simply don't balance the flavors properly.
As a bartender, I've tried my fair share of Tequila Mule recipes and have narrowed down the best of the best.
In this blog post, I'll be sharing my favorite Tequila Mule Cocktail recipes that are sure to impress your guests and satisfy your taste buds.
From classic recipes to bold variations, there's something for everyone. So grab your shaker, some ice, and your favorite tequila, and let's get mixing!
1. Tequila Mule
The Tequila Mule is a spicy and bold cocktail that's easy to make with just three ingredients – tequila, lime juice, and ginger beer. It's bright, bubbly, and incredibly refreshing, making it a must-try for anyone who loves a good cocktail.
The unique blend of flavors and textures make it a standout among other tequila-based cocktails. Give it a try if you're looking for a delicious and refreshing drink.
2. Tequila Moscow Mule With Jalapeno
The Tequila Moscow Mule With Jalapeno is a spicy twist on the classic Moscow Mule cocktail. This tequila-based cocktail is made with lime, ginger beer, and a touch of jalapeno for a subtle heat that adds depth to the drink.
Served in a copper mug, this cocktail is perfect for those who love a little kick in their drink. The Tequila Moscow Mule With Jalapeno is a must-try for anyone who loves tequila and wants to try something new and exciting.
3. Mexican Mule
The Mexican Mule is a tequila-based twist on the classic Moscow Mule cocktail. Made with tequila blanco, fresh lime juice, and spicy ginger beer, it boasts a bold and bright flavor.
Best for those who love tequila mixed drinks, it's an easy-to-make cocktail that takes less than five minutes to mix up. The drink is traditionally served in a copper mug, which helps to keep it nice and cold.
4. Mexican Mule Tequila Cocktail
The Mexican Mule Tequila Cocktail is a refreshing twist on the classic Moscow Mule cocktail. Instead of vodka, this recipe calls for tequila, giving the drink a distinct Mexican flavor. The addition of lime juice and ginger ale (or ginger beer for a stronger ginger taste) creates a bright and zesty flavor that is perfect for summer evenings or dinner parties.
This cocktail is easy to make and doesn't require a cocktail shaker, making it a great option for novice bartenders. If you're looking for a unique and delicious tequila cocktail, the Mexican Mule is definitely worth trying.
5. Sangria Mexican Mule
The Sangria Mexican Mule is a tequila-based version of the classic Moscow Mule, with a twist of red wine and berries. This fruity and zingy cocktail is perfect for wine lovers who want to try something new. The ginger beer adds a spicy kick, while the dry red wine notes come through to make sure your tastebuds are hit with bursts of everything cocktail dreams are made of.
The recipe is easy to follow and requires no extensive bartender training or crazy tools. The key to making this cocktail is to measure accurately and use quality alcohol. The Sangria Mexican Mule is a great signature cocktail for any party or gathering, and is sure to liven up the night.
6. Texas Mule Cocktail
The Texas Mule Cocktail is a unique twist on the classic Moscow Mule, incorporating tequila and peach schnapps for a Mexican-inspired flavor. The addition of ginger and hot sauce gives it a spicy kick, while the sweetness of the peach schnapps balances out the flavors.
This refreshing summer cocktail is perfect for those who enjoy a tangy and sweet taste with a bit of a bite. It's a must-try for anyone looking for a new take on the traditional mule cocktail.
7. Moscow Mule With Tequila
If you're a fan of the classic Moscow Mule, then you're going to love the Mexican Mule made with tequila. This refreshing cocktail is a perfect blend of sweet and spicy, with a homemade ginger simple syrup that takes the drink to the next level.
The tequila adds a unique flavor to the mix, making it a great alternative to the traditional Moscow Mule. The best part? It's incredibly easy to make and can be whipped up in just 10 minutes. So, grab your copper mug and get ready to enjoy a delicious and refreshing Tequila Mule Cocktail.
8. Mezcal Mule
The Mezcal Mule is a unique twist on the classic Moscow Mule cocktail. Instead of using vodka, this recipe calls for smoky Mezcal, which pairs perfectly with spicy ginger beer and freshly squeezed lime juice. Mezcal is made from the agave plant and has a distinct smoky flavor that sets it apart from tequila.
This cocktail is easy to make and requires no special equipment. It is perfect for those who want to try something new and different. With its fun and fruity variations, the Mezcal Mule is a versatile cocktail that can be customized to suit any taste. If you're looking for a cocktail that is sure to impress, the Mezcal Mule is definitely worth a try.
9. Spicy Mexican Mule Cocktail
The Spicy Mexican Mule Cocktail is a unique twist on the classic Moscow Mule. Made with tequila instead of vodka, this cocktail is perfect for those who want to try something different.
The addition of hot sauce and jalapeno slices gives it a spicy kick, while the chili salt rim adds a touch of Mexican flavor. It's a refreshing drink that's perfect for summer parties or for enjoying with a Mexican meal. Whether you're a fan of spicy drinks or not, this cocktail is definitely worth trying.
10. Strawberry Mexican Mule
The Strawberry Mexican Mule is a tequila-based twist on the classic Moscow Mule, with a refreshing and easy-drinking taste. The cocktail is dressed up with fresh strawberry puree, giving it a tart-sweet flavor with a subtle ginger kick. It's perfect for warm weather celebrations and can be easily prepared in advance for parties.
The recipe yields a single mule, but there's enough strawberry puree for about 8-10 cocktails. The Strawberry Mexican Mule is a must-try cocktail for tequila lovers and anyone looking for a refreshing twist on the classic Moscow Mule.
11. Moscow Mule Cocktail
If you're looking for a refreshing and easy-to-make cocktail, look no further than the Moscow Mule. Made with just three simple ingredients – vodka, ginger beer, and lime – this classic cocktail is perfect for any occasion. While it's traditionally served in a copper mug, it's just as delicious in a pint glass.
The key to a great Moscow Mule is using high-quality vodka, fresh lime juice, and a ginger beer that packs a punch. We recommend Fever Tree Ginger Beer for its spicy, peppery flavor that perfectly complements the vodka and lime. So why not give this classic cocktail a try and see why it's been a favorite for decades?
12. Spicy Mezcal Mule
If you're looking for a unique twist on the classic Tequila Mule, the Spicy Mezcal Mule is a must-try. This cocktail combines the smokiness of mezcal with a touch of cayenne heat and the refreshing tingle of ginger beer.
With only four ingredients, it's easy to make and perfect for sipping on during tailgating season or any occasion. The Spicy Mezcal Mule is a great option for those who love a little bit of spice and smokiness in their drinks. If you're a fan of Moscow Mules, this cocktail is a must-try for a new twist on an old favorite.
13. El Diablo Cocktail
Looking for a unique twist on the classic Tequila Mule? Look no further than the El Diablo Cocktail. This cocktail combines the flavors of a margarita and a Moscow Mule, with the addition of Chambord, a black raspberry-flavored liqueur from France. The result is a fruity and sweet cocktail with a perfect balance of flavors.
For those who prefer a smokier taste, the cocktail can also be made with mezcal instead of tequila. Topped with ginger beer and a lime wedge, the El Diablo Cocktail is a refreshing and delicious choice for any occasion. Don't miss out on this must-try cocktail.
14. Blackberry & Rosemary Margaritas
If you're a fan of margaritas and tequila-based cocktails, you'll definitely want to try the Blackberry & Rosemary Margarita. This refreshing and herbaceous drink is a unique twist on the classic margarita, with the addition of blackberries and rosemary. Topped with ginger beer, this cocktail has a subtle heat that balances out the sweetness of the blackberries and the earthy flavor of the rosemary.
What sets this margarita apart is the low-sugar rosemary simple syrup, which adds a touch of sweetness without being overpowering. The result is a light and delicious cocktail that's perfect for sipping on a hot summer day. If you're looking for a new tequila-based drink to add to your repertoire, the Blackberry & Rosemary Margarita is definitely worth a try.
15. Strawberry Pink Peppercorn Moscow Mule
If you're looking for a unique twist on the classic Moscow Mule, the Strawberry Pink Peppercorn variation is definitely worth a try. This cocktail features the heat of pink peppercorns and the sweetness of fresh strawberries, making for a refreshing and flavorful drink. What's great about this recipe is that it's easy to make and requires no prep time.
Plus, you can switch out the vodka for other spirits like gin, blanco tequila, or even pisco to experiment with different flavors. If you're a fan of ginger beer, make sure to use a brand that packs a punch to balance out the sweetness of the strawberries. Overall, the Strawberry Pink Peppercorn Moscow Mule is a must-try for anyone looking to switch up their cocktail game.