4,5 cl of bitter
0,5 cl of lime juice
12 cl of ginger beer
Of all the infinite variations of the Moscow Mule cocktail, the Amaro Mule is one of the most intriguing. As you may have guessed from the name, it is a cocktail that, instead of vodka, uses bitter, the classic Italian herbal and spice liqueur that is macerated by infusion in an alcohol base.
The million-dollar question is: which is the best bitter to use for making the Amaro Mule?
There are hundreds of them around Italy, France, and Germany, and every day it seems like a new one is coming out, so all you have to do is drink, taste, and find the right liquor.
Because while the Moscow Mule is a universal cocktail with a simple and immediate flavor that few can resist, the Amaro Mule is an entirely different genre.
The bitter note of the liqueur is enhanced by the ginger of ginger beer and the roughness of the lemon, so be careful and feel free to add a splash of sugar syrup if needed.
There are bitter made with herbs, china, fennel seeds, mint, artichoke, or licorice, so you have to experiment a bit.
The cocktail is a fantastic aperitif: fresh, aromatic, sharp, and very dry, a thirst-quenching drink that will make happy all the people who love super bitter flavors.
Ingredients and doses to make the Amaro Mule cocktail
- 4.5 cl of Amaro (bitter)
- 0.5 cl of lemon juice
- 12 cl of ginger beer
How to prepare the Amaro Mule cocktail
Squeeze the lemon and strain.
Put the lemon juice in a glass or a copper mug filled with ice.
Add the bitter.
Pour the ginger beer. Stir gently. Decorate with a slice of lemon and serve a fabulous, thirst-quenching cocktail.
Suggested food pairings
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