Tag: vodka

Why is this called a ‘Moscow Mule’?

Sharing the recipe for the Kentucky Mule, a bourbon variation of the vodka-based Moscow Mule, got me wondering about that cocktail’s name. The “Moscow” part seems pretty obvious, since Russians are always portrayed as drinking that spirit from birth, but…

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Kentucky Mule

The Kentucky Mule is a┬ávariation on┬áthe Moscow Mule, a cocktail that mixes vodka, lime juice and ginger beer over ice, usually in a copper mug. The Kentucky version obviously substitutes bourbon for the vodka. Bourbon has always played well with…

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Jacob’s Ghost

Jacob’s Ghost from Jim Beam Aged at least one year; 80 proof Suggested retail: $21.99/750ml Jim Beam joins the white whiskey trend with Jacob’s Ghost, named for founding father Jacob Beam. Unlike unaged white dog, this is aged for at…

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