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Cherry Moscow Mule

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The Cherry Moscow Mule is a refreshing cocktail that combines the tartness of lime juice, the sweet and slightly tangy flavor of fresh cherries, the smooth kick of vodka, and the spicy fizz of ginger beer. It’s a fruity twist on the classic Moscow Mule, making it a perfect summer drink.

Tasting Notes

The first sip of the Cherry Moscow Mule greets you with a lively burst of ginger beer’s spicy and bubbly character, quickly followed by the tangy and bright lime juice that adds a refreshing zest.

The cherries introduce a subtle sweetness and a hint of tartness, balancing the cocktail’s overall flavor profile beautifully.

As you continue to sip, the vodka’s smoothness blends seamlessly with the other ingredients, providing a gentle warmth that complements the fruitiness of the cherries and the spiciness of the ginger beer.

Each element is well-integrated, resulting in a harmonious and enjoyable drinking experience that is both refreshing and satisfying.

Tips & Tricks

Try using cherry or lime-flavored vodka to enhance the fruitiness and depth of flavor.

Substitute fresh cherries with cherry syrup or grenadine for a more intense cherry flavor and a vibrant color.

Recipe Card

Cherry Moscow Mule

Cherry Moscow Mule

Cherry Twist on a Classic Favorite


  • 0.5 oz lime juice
  • 6 pitted cherries (or more)
  • 2 oz vodka
  • ginger beer to top


  1. In a shaker muddle cherries and lime juice, very well.
  2. Strain into copper mug over fresh ice, then top with vodka and ginger beer.
  3. Stir to combine and serve.

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