Refreshing Twist: The Cider Cherry Mule
Looking for a refreshing and delightful twist on a classic cocktail? Look no further! Our Cherry Cider Mule is the perfect blend of crisp cider, tart cherries, zesty ginger, and a splash of lime. This invigorating beverage will be your go-to drink for summer gatherings and warm evenings.
- 2 oz cherry red cider
- 1.5 oz vodka
- 0.5 oz fresh lime juice
- 4-6 fresh cherries, pitted
- 4-6 slices of fresh ginger
- Ice cubes
- Ginger beer, to top
- Lime wedges and cherries, for garnish
- In a cocktail shaker, muddle the fresh cherries and ginger slices until well mashed and juicy.
- Add ice cubes to the shaker, followed by the cherry red cider, vodka, and fresh lime juice.
- Shake vigorously for about 10-15 seconds to combine all the ingredients and chill the mixture.
- Fill a copper mug or glass with ice cubes and strain the cocktail mixture into the mug.
- Top the cocktail with ginger beer, leaving some space at the top for garnish.
- Give it a gentle stir to mix everything together.
- Garnish with a lime wedge and a cherry on a cocktail pick for an extra touch of charm.
- Sip and enjoy the refreshing flavors of the Cider Cherry Mule!
The Cider Cherry Mule pairs wonderfully with a variety of dishes. Here are a few pairing suggestions to enhance your culinary experience:
- Spicy barbecue chicken sliders
- Grilled shrimp skewers with a citrus glaze
- Arugula and goat cheese salad with a balsamic vinaigrette
- Peach and burrata crostini with a drizzle of honey
- Dark chocolate-covered cherries for a sweet finale
This refreshing blend of cherry red cider, vodka, ginger, and lime will tingle your taste buds. It’s perfect for summer soirees, backyard gatherings, or just unwinding. Now grab your shaker, gather the ingredients, and enjoy the delightful flavors of our Cider Cherry Mule. Cheers to good times and great sips!