Kick Off Cozy Season With This Autumn-Inspired Apple Cider Moscow Mule

apple cider Moscow mule ready to be served
Prep Time
5 min
Cook Time
5 min
1 cocktail

As the weather changes and the autumn apple cravings kick in, this cider twist on a Moscow mule is a must-try cocktail to celebrate the start of fall. The spicy flavour of the ginger beer (a key ingredient to a traditional Moscow mule) pairs perfectly with the sweet mulled cider. So throw on your favourite fall sweater and shake up the latest That’s the Spirit cocktail!

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oz vodka
oz fresh lime juice (about ½ a lime)
teaspoon grated ginger
pinch ground cinnamon
oz apple cider
oz ginger beer
Apple slices, to garnish
Fresh rosemary, to garnish
Lime wedge, to garnish


apple cider Moscow mule ingredients on a countertop
Step 1

Fill a cocktail shaker or cocktail mixing glass with ice. Add vodka, lime juice, ginger, cinnamon and apple cider. Shake or stir until well combined, about 30 seconds.

Hand stirring apple cider Moscow mule
Step 2

Strain over a Moscow mule glass filled with ice. Finish with a splash of ginger beer.

Step 3

Garnish with apple slices, rosemary and lime. Cheers!

apple cider moscow mule on a countertop

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