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Two Irish mule cocktails on a cream-colored clothe with limes to the side and a bottle of Jameson behind them.
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Irish Mule

Let's get lucky with this festive Irish mule! Made with fresh mint, lime juice and Irish whiskey, this mule cocktail makes for one crowd-pleasing, refreshing sipper. Perfect for St. Patrick's Day or any casual evening on the patio.
Course Drinks
Cuisine Irish
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 0 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1 drink
Calories 215kcal

Equipment

  • Muddler
  • Cocktail stirring spoon
  • Jigger or small measuring cup
  • Citrus juicer

Ingredients

  • 8-10 fresh mint leaves
  • ½ lime juiced
  • 2 ounces Irish whiskey
  • Ice
  • 6 ounces ginger beer chilled
  • Fresh mint sprig for garnish

Instructions

  • Add mint leaves and lime juice to a copper mug. Lightly muddle the mint leaves to release their oil. A few twists should do.
  • Pour in the Irish whiskey with a handful of ice. Stir to chill the whiskey and lime juice.
  • Add the ginger beer and lightly stir to combine. If needed, add more ice.
  • Place a fresh mint sprig in the palm of your hand and quickly clap your other hand on top. This releases the fragrance. Garnish the drink with the mint. Enjoy!

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Notes

  • Pick limes that feel plump with some give when you press into them. If they’re hard as a rock, that’s a sign they’re dried out.
  • Before juicing the lime, firmly roll it on the countertop under the palm of your hand. This helps release the juices.
  • Nutritional information is only an estimate. The accuracy of the nutritional information for any recipe on this site is not guaranteed.

Nutrition

Serving: 1drink | Calories: 215kcal | Carbohydrates: 20g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 1g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Sodium: 15mg | Potassium: 82mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 357IU | Vitamin C: 12mg | Calcium: 36mg | Iron: 1mg