Why settle for a traditional Moscow mule when you can enjoy the flavors of this Fall Moscow Mule? This is the perfect fall cocktail that you won’t find at the grocery store! Channel your inner bartender and whip up this cocktail recipe with the perfect fall twist. This is one seasonal spin that your tastebuds will love!
- Why You'll Love Refreshing Cocktail
- Cinnamon Spiced Moscow Mule Ingredients
- How to make a Fall Moscow Mule with a Dash of Cinnamon
- Expert Tips
- Frequently Asked Questions
- Fall Moscow Mule
Once the fall months arrive, all I can think about is this spicy Moscow mule. Adding the spicy ginger beer paired with the sweetness of the cinnamon syrup is seriously one delicious autumn twist. During this time of year, grab your favorite Moscow mule mug, and treat yourself!
If you’re looking for another fall cocktail recipe, why not check out my Pumpkin Spiced Latte recipe? You can’t ever get enough of that pumpkin spice flavor. Don’t forget to try my Spiced Pumpkin Scones for more fall flavors too!
Why You’ll Love Refreshing Cocktail
- It’s the best fall version of a standard Moscow mule
- You’ll love that it’s perfect for holiday parties
- You can easily add even more of an autumnal twist to it by using apple vodka or adding a slice of apple to the copper cups
Cinnamon Spiced Moscow Mule Ingredients
For the Cinnamon Syrup
- Brown sugar
- Cinnamon sticks
For the Cocktail
- Cinnamon syrup
- St. Germain Elderflower liquor, optional but encouraged
- Lime juice
- Ginger beer, or to taste
- Slice of lime and cinnamon stick
How to make a Fall Moscow Mule with a Dash of Cinnamon
Make the Cinnamon Syrup
Step 1: Heat the ingredients
Add water, brown sugar, and cinnamon sticks to a small pan and heat on the stove. Bring the mixture to a boil and cook until the sugar dissolves. This will take about 3-5 minutes.
Step 2: Steep
Remove the pan from the stove and let the mixture steep for 30 minutes.
Step 3: Store
Take out the sticks of cinnamon and add the mixture to an airtight container. Store this syrup recipe in the fridge for up to 2 weeks.
Make the Cocktail
Step 1: Add the ingredients
Add the vodka, cinnamon syrup, St. Germain, and lime juice to the copper mug.
Step 2: Add ice
Add ice, and then add your favorite ginger beer.
Step 3: Garnish
Add a slice of lime and a stick of cinnamon. Serve.
- You can easily make a large batch of this recipe to serve as a holiday drink at a holiday party.
- This fall mule recipe is the perfect way to enjoy a cool drink from an icy cold copper mug. Chill the copper mugs first if you want!
- You can add a bit of Fireball cinnamon whisky or use sweet caramel vodka for a fun and unique flavor.
- If you want to really boost fall flavors, you can add a bit of fresh apple cider, or even a little bit of apple juice, too. Add everything to a cocktail shaker so that it mixes well, and then garnish with a lime wedge.
- Ginger ale and ginger beer are not the same things. Use the best ginger beer for this recipe to have the full effect!
Frequently Asked Questions
This delicious fall twist can be served at Thanksgiving dinner, Christmas parties, and even when you’re sitting on the porch and watching the sunset during a crisp autumn evening.
Yes, this classic cocktail needs to be served chilled. You can serve it in a stainless steel cup, a chilled copper mug, or even in a mason jar if you want. But always serve it with ice.
Due to the spicy ginger flavor, a squeeze of lime is always a good idea. You can also add an apple slice to pair with the fresh lime juice or a lime slice as well.
Fall Moscow Mule
For the Cinnamon Simple Syrup
- 1 cup water
- 1 cup brown sugar
- 3 sticks cinnamon
For the cocktail
- 1 ounce vodka
- 1 ounce cinnamon simple syrup
- 1/2 ounce St. Germain Elderflower liquor
- 1/2 ounce lime juice fresh
- 1/3 cup ginger beer
- lime slices
- cinnamon sticks
- Add water, brown sugar, and cinnamon sticks to a small pan and heat on the stove. Bring the mixture to a boil and cook until the sugar dissolves. This will take about 3-5 minutes.
- Remove the pan from the stove and let the mixture steep for 30 minutes.
- Take out the sticks of cinnamon and add the mixture to an airtight container. Store this syrup recipe in the fridge for up to 2 weeks.
Make the Vodka Mule
- Add the vodka, cinnamon syrup, St. Germain, and lime juice to the copper mug.
- Add ice, and then add your favorite ginger beer.
- Add a slice of lime and a stick of cinnamon. Serve.