"Chocolate Mule | Crafted Pour"

"It's an amazing mix of ginger and chocolate. As I sat looking at all my different options, I knew I wanted to do some sort of mule and use this gorgeous mug from Moscow Copper Co. I haven’t used it much lately, and I see it sitting so nicely on my bar. Then this sparking bottle of Chocolate Liqueur caught my eye from Maraska, along with some Chocolate Bitters from The Bitter Truth. For the tip of the iceberg, I knew I wanted to use this bottle of vodka from Iceberg Vodka. This vodka was so smooth that I was sipping on just some on its own, and one of the things that stuck out was the lack of that alcohol burn that you can get with a lot of vodkas. I don’t know if that’s a real term, but let’s go with it. Which is important when using vodka to allow the other flavors to forward.  I originally made this mule with some lime juice, like a typical mule; however, that was very overpowering to the subtle chocolate notes. I chose to mix the ingredients separately before adding them to the mug, but this could have easily been built into the glass. One thing that I always do when making a drink like a Mule or Tom Collins is to pour about an ounce of the ginger beer or club soda in first, then the cocktail, and then top off with the remaining. Gets these essences mingling and going.", "undefined", "Chocolate Mule",

"Ingredients"

Chocolate Mule By , May 8, 2009 It's an amazing mix of ginger and chocolate. As I sat looking at all my different options, I knew I wanted to do some sort of mule and use this gorgeous mug from Moscow Copper Co. I haven’t used it much lately, and I see it sitting so nicely on my bar. Then this sparking bottle of Chocolate Liqueur caught my eye from Maraska, along with some Chocolate Bitters from The Bitter Truth. For the tip of the iceberg, I knew I wanted to use this bottle of vodka from Iceberg Vodka. This vodka was so smooth that I was sipping on just some on its own, and one of the things that stuck out was the lack of that alcohol burn that you can get with a lot of vodkas. I don’t know if that’s a real term, but let’s go with it. Which is important when using vodka to allow the other flavors to forward. 

I originally made this mule with some lime juice, like a typical mule; however, that was very overpowering to the subtle chocolate notes. I chose to mix the ingredients separately before adding them to the mug, but this could have easily been built into the glass. One thing that I always do when making a drink like a Mule or Tom Collins is to pour about an ounce of the ginger beer or club soda in first, then the cocktail, and then top off with the remaining. Gets these essences mingling and going. It's an amazing mix of ginger and chocolate. As I sat looking at all my different options, I knew I wanted to do some sort of mule and use this gorgeous mug from Moscow Copper Co. I haven’t used it much lately, and I see it sitting so nicely on my bar. Then this sparking bottle of Chocolate Liqueur caught my eye from Maraska, along with some Chocolate Bitters from The Bitter Truth. For the tip of the iceberg, I knew I wanted to use this bottle of vodka from Iceberg Vodka. This vodka was so smooth that I was sipping on just some on its own, and one of the things that stuck out was the lack of that alcohol burn that you can get with a lot of vodkas. I don’t know if that’s a real term, but let’s go with it. Which is important when using vodka to allow the other flavors to forward.  I originally made this mule with some lime juice, like a typical mule; however, that was very overpowering to the subtle chocolate notes. I chose to mix the ingredients separately before adding them to the mug, but this could have easily been built into the glass. One thing that I always do when making a drink like a Mule or Tom Collins is to pour about an ounce of the ginger beer or club soda in first, then the cocktail, and then top off with the remaining. Gets these essences mingling and going. Ingredients: - Iceberg Vodka - Maraska Nocelino Chocolate Instructions: In a mixing glass, stir all ingredients besides the Ginger Beer together with ice. Strain over fresh ice in a copper mug topping with Ginger Beer. Garnish with a cocktail cherry and enjoy! Refreshing,Originals,Dessert,Fizzy,Mule