We are counting down the days until Cinco de Mayo but if you’re not a tequila fan, you could opt for this margarita mule spin on the classic cocktail.


*1 oz. Cointreau

*2 oz. blanco tequila

*1 oz. fresh lime juice

ginger beer


Shake Cointreau, tequila, and fresh lime juice in a shaker with ice.  Strain over ice in a rocks glass with a salt rim. Top with ginger beer and garnish with candied ginger.

And if  you're really just not feeling the tequila an original Moscow mule cocktail is vodka, spicy ginger beer, and lime juice, garnished with a slice or wedge of lime and usually served in a copper mug, according to Wikipedia.

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