This hibiscus Moscow mule is made with hibiscus vodka, ginger beer, and lime. The hibiscus (or flor de Jamaica) gives it a bright pink color. You can use store bought hibiscus vodka, or make it yourself in a few hours with dried hibiscus flowers and vodka using my Homemade Hibiscus Vodka recipe.
This drink is a summery twist on the classic Moscow mule with the addition of tart hibiscus and orange liqueur. It's basically an alcoholic version of agua de Jamaica or sweet hibiscus tea, a common Mexican agua fresca. The vibrant pink color makes it a flashy drink to serve at summer parties, and you can even mix a large batch and serve in a pitcher with lime slices.
- Hibiscus vodka (recipe here)
- Ginger beer
- Simple syrup
- Grand Marnier (or other orange liqueur)
- Lime juice
Homemade Hibiscus Vodka
While you can use store bought hibiscus vodka (such as the Absolut Hibiscus Vodka), I recommend making your own hibiscus-infused vodka. While other infused vodkas can take days or weeks to prepare, such as Cucumber Vodka, you can make hibiscus vodka in just a few hours.
This recipe makes 1 drink, but you can easily double, triple, quadruple, or multiply it enough to make a full pitcher. If you do this, add some lime slices to the pitcher for extra flavor.
Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker filled with ice, or a cup of ice.
Cover and shake until thoroughly chilled.
Pour into a glass (chilled or frozen is best) and garnish with lime or orange slices, and a cocktail umbrella. Serve immediately.
- 8 ounces ginger beer
- 1 ½ ounces hibiscus vodka
- 1 ½ ounces simple syrup
- ½ ounce Grand Marnier
- Juice of ½ lime
- Combine all ingredients in a cocktail shaker filled with ice, or a cup of ice.
- Cover and shake until thoroughly chilled.
- Pour into a glass (chilled or frozen is best) and garnish with lime or orange slices, and a cocktail umbrella. Serve immediately.
- You'll need hibiscus vodka to make this cocktail. It only takes a few hours to make—find the recipe here.
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Nutrition Information:Yield: 1 Serving Size: 1 drink
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 296Total Fat: 0gSaturated Fat: 0gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 0gCholesterol: 0mgSodium: 18mgCarbohydrates: 52gFiber: 0gSugar: 51gProtein: 0g
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