Strawberry Basil Moscow Mules

Hydrate this summer with these deliciously refreshing Strawberry Basil Moscow Mules! They’re so simple to mix up and perfect for summertime sipping!

A couple weeks ago I made these moscow mules on my instagram stories and was playing around with the different flavors. At first I tried watermelon but I’m going to be honest…

Strawberry Basil Moscow Mules

It wasn’t quenching, you know? So Jaryd and I decided to switch it up and go for another fruit. We had some strawberries in the fridge (we always have strawberries in the fridge), muddled some up and gave them a whirl. I loved it. 

It was juicy and quenching and tart in the best way. It reminded me of a jolly rancher. So I used regular vodka, but if you want to really play up the flavor, try a flavored vodka like strawberry or mint or cucumber! I think they would all be a delicious combo!

Strawberry Basil Moscow Mules

Anyway, let’s jump into the recipe! 

Place the strawberries, basil, and vodka in a glass muddler or pint glass with a thick bottom. Press down and twist with your muddler. Once the strawberries are broken up, grab your strainer. 

Fill your mug up with ice. I like using crushed ice, but whatever you have works! Stain the muddled strawberry vodka into the mug over the ice. Squeeze lime juice into the mug as well. Finish it off with the ginger beer. Stir and garnish with strawberry! Cheers!

Strawberry Basil Moscow Mules

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Strawberry Basil Moscow Mules

  • Author: Lindsay// The Toasted Pine Nut
  • Prep Time: 5 min
  • Total Time: 5 min
  • Yield: 1 1x

Description

Hydrate this summer with these deliciously refreshing Strawberry Basil Moscow Mules! They’re so simple to mix up and perfect for summertime sipping!


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Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup strawberries, coarsely sliced
  • 2 leaves basil
  • 2 oz. vodka
  • 1 lime, juiced (about 1 oz)
  • 4 oz. ginger beer
  • crushed ice to fill your mug

Instructions

  1. Place the strawberries, basil, and vodka in a glass muddler or pint glass with a thick bottom.
  2. Press down and twist with your muddler.
  3. Once the strawberries are broken up, grab your strainer.
  4. Fill your mug up with ice. I like using crushed ice, but whatever you have works!
  5. Stain the muddled strawberry vodka into the mug over the ice.
  6. Squeeze lime juice into the mug as well.
  7. Finish it off with the ginger beer.
  8. Stir and garnish with strawberry!

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Enjoy!! xo

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