Cranberry Mule Cocktail
Move over Moscow – cranberry takes over the classic cocktail with infused vodka, cranberry syrup and a ginger kick that guests will love.
  • Cocktail Ingredients
  • Ice
  • 1 ½ fl. oz. cranberry vodka (recipe below)
  • ¾ fl. oz. fresh lime juice
  • 1 oz cranberry syrup (recipe below)
  • 3 fl. oz. ginger beer
  • 1 small sprig of fresh rosemary (about 3-4 inches), for garnish
  • 3 whole fresh cranberries
  • Cranberry Syrup Ingredients:
  • ½ cup water
  • ½ cup white granulated sugar
  • 1 cup whole fresh cranberries
  • Cranberry-Infused Vodka Ingredients:
  • 2 cups halved fresh
  • Cranberries
  • 2 ½ cups vodka
  1. To mix cocktail
  2. Add ice to a copper mug or glass of choice.
  3. Pour cranberry vodka, lime juice and cranberry syrup into glass over ice.
  4. Top with ginger beer.
  5. Stir to combine.
  6. Garnish with rosemary and fresh cranberries.
  7. To make cranberry syrup
  8. Add ingredients to a small saucepan and cook on low heat for about 20 minutes, until cranberries are soft and have started to pop.
  9. Strain and reserve liquid.
  10. Use a spoon to press cranberries in a sieve to save as much syrup as possible. Refrigerate for up to two weeks. Yield ½ cup, makes enough for 4 cocktails.
  11. To make cranberry-infused vodka
  12. Add sliced cranberries and vodka to a jar with
  13. a lid.
  14. Shake to combine.
  15. Let sit in fridge for 3-5 days before using. Shake daily.
  16. Strain to use in cocktail.
  1. Carlene Thomas, RDN, LD, Healthfully Ever After