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Caramel Apple Moscow Mule

Caramel Apple Moscow Mule – A delicious fall cocktail made with just a few simple ingredients. This is such a great spin on a classic moscow mule cocktail.

Caramel Apple Moscow Mule

I know it’s late in the season for apple but trust me, this drink will make you want to grab another jug of apple cider and dig in! Moscow mules have been my drink of choice recently and I have been trying so many different variations! From moscow mule mocktails to peach moscow mules, they have all been great but the one that just screams fall is this caramel apple moscow mule. I love ginger and apple together so it seemed like the perfect fit.  I was not disappointed by this drink, it was amazing!

Common Questions About Making a Caramel Apple Moscow Mule

What is a caramel apple moscow mule?

A caramel apple moscow mule is a cocktail made by combining caramel vodka, apple cider, and ginger beer.

How many servings does this recipe make?

This recipe makes 1 serving but it can easily be increased if you are making it for a larger group.

Are moscow mules made with alcoholic ginger beer?

It depends on what you can find at the store/preference.  Either non-alcoholic or alcoholic ginger beer will taste great!

Why does a moscow mule need a copper cup?

A copper cup is a great insulator which really retains how cold the drink is.  While it is not necessary, it also looks really cool and makes it obvious which drink you are serving.

Why is it called a moscow mule?

The name “moscow mule” comes from the traditional addition of vodka to the alcoholic version and it’s association with Russia.

Should I use hard apple cider?

Again, totally up to your preference.  I just non-alcoholic apple cider from the grocery store just because that’s what I prefer.

Can this recipe be made non-alcoholic?

Yes! Just substitute in 1/4 cup club soda for the vodka along with a drizzle of caramel sauce and use non-alcoholic ginger beer and apple cider.  It will still taste great!

Ingredient Notes –

  • Caramel vodka is what makes this a caramel moscow mule. If you don’t have any, you can also use plain vodka and drizzle the top of the drink with caramel sauce.
  • I recommend a fresh pressed apple cider – I’ve tried this recipe with both apple juice and hard apple cider but I’ve found fresh pressed apple cider is the best.
  • Ginger beer adds the bit and bubbles that we all love in a moscow mule. Fever tree is my preferred brand, but feel free to use what you have on hand.

Looking for more moscow mule recipes? Check these out!

Yield: 1 Serving

Caramel Apple Moscow Mule

Caramel Apple Moscow Mule

Caramel Apple Moscow Mule – A delicious fall cocktail made with just a few simple ingredients. This is such a great spin on a classic moscow mule cocktail.

Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 ounces caramel vodka
  • 4 ounces apple cider
  • 6 ounces ginger beer
  • Apple slices and cinnamon sticks (optional - for garnish)

Instructions

  1. Add the vodka and apple cider to a copper mug.
  2. Fill the glass with ice and then top with ginger beer.
  3. Garnish with apple slices and a cinnamon stick (optional).
  4. Enjoy immediately.

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