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This easy Citrus Moscow Mule recipe is perfect for Father’s Day brunch or for sipping on the porch this summer.

A Moscow Mule served in a beautiful copper mug is the IT drink right now and this Citrus Moscow Mule recipe is perfect for an easy Father’s Day brunch or just a summer drink recipe for sipping on the porch.

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Alright guys, today I’m sharing a few last minute ideas for Father’s Day with a recipe for a Citrus Moscow Mule that is sure to put a smile on Dad’s face! My husband is notoriously hard to shop for. He’s into tech stuff but I’m no expert and by the time I know he wants something he’s usually already ordered it for himself. This year I found the perfect gift when I least expected it. I was shopping at Pier 1 (I’m kind of addicted to that place!) and I found these awesome copper mugs. Well actually I found a whole section full of gorgeous copper drinkware and tableware and I fell in love.

A Moscow Mule served in a beautiful copper mug is the IT drink right now and this Citrus Moscow Mule recipe is perfect for an easy Father’s Day brunch or just a summer drink recipe for sipping on the porch.

My husband has been really into Moscow Mules lately. If you aren’t familiar with a Moscow Mule it is a cocktail made with high-quality vodka, a spicy ginger beer, and lime juice, served in a copper mug. It’s super trendy and there are so many delicious recipes out there. So, as an excuse to buy some gorgeous copper pieces I’m planning a simple Father’s Day brunch for my husband with a special Citrus Moscow Mule recipe just for him.

A Moscow Mule served in a beautiful copper mug is the IT drink right now and this Citrus Moscow Mule recipe is perfect for an easy Father’s Day brunch or just a summer drink recipe for sipping on the porch.

Pier 1 had everything I needed to set a beautiful table including hammered copper silverware, rattan chargers, plates, and glasses. I used large leaf placemats in the center of the table over top a jute and moss table runner. In the center of the table is a hammered pitcher along with the mule mugs on a galvanized tray. I used an oversize succulent sphere to tie in the green from the table onto the tray and I placed the tray on a beaded square placemat. I love the added texture that the layering adds to the table. I wanted something that gave the table a little height and these metal bamboo pillar stands and distressed green LED candles were perfect.

A Moscow Mule served in a beautiful copper mug is the IT drink right now and this Citrus Moscow Mule recipe is perfect for an easy Father’s Day brunch or just a summer drink recipe for sipping on the porch.

Since this is a Father’s Day brunch I want to keep everything pretty but masculine and I think the leaves and rattan textures worked perfectly. I chose lemon leaves placemats, dark rattan chargers, green dinner plates and a salad plates with a pattern. I fell in love with these stone napkin rings and new I had to have them so I chose a simple buffet green napkin to compliment the napkin ring. In the end I loved the rich, tropical feel of the table.

A Moscow Mule served in a beautiful copper mug is the IT drink right now and this Citrus Moscow Mule recipe is perfect for an easy Father’s Day brunch or just a summer drink recipe for sipping on the porch.

Here’s a closer look at my centerpiece. Just look at all of that lovely hammered copper barware that inspired me to do this in the first place! You can see why I couldn’t resist right? Those copper Moscow Mule mugs are perfect for the star of the brunch. My own special Citrus Moscow Mule recipe.

A Moscow Mule served in a beautiful copper mug is the IT drink right now and this Citrus Moscow Mule recipe is perfect for an easy Father’s Day brunch or just a summer drink recipe for sipping on the porch.

Instead of just a little lime juice I’ve mixed lime, grapefruit and a splash of orange liqueur together with my husband’s favorite ginger beer and vodka for a brunch Moscow Mule that mommy and daddy are both going to enjoy.

A Moscow Mule served in a beautiful copper mug is the IT drink right now and this Citrus Moscow Mule recipe is perfect for an easy Father’s Day brunch or just a summer drink recipe for sipping on the porch.

I even made my hubby a Father’s Day Moscow Mule kit. It’s everything he needs to make my Citrus Moscow Mule, in this beautiful hammered beverage tub. Finally a Father’s Day gift I know he’s going to appreciate!

Servings: 1
Prep Time: 5 mins
Total Time: 5 mins

Citrus Moscow Mule

A refreshing twist on a classic drink. This Citrus Moscow Mule perfect to kick off summer!
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5 from 1 vote

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces Ginger beer
  • 1.5 ounces Vodka
  • 1 ounce Orange liqueur
  • 0.5 ounce Lime juice, fresh squeezed
  • 0.5 ounce Grapefruit juice, fresh squeezed
  • Ice
  • Lime and grapefruit wedges for garnish

Instructions

  • Squeeze your lime and grapefruit juice into the mug.
  • Add desired ice.
  • Add orange liqueur, vodka, and ginger beer.
  • Stir to mix.
  • Enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 214kcal, Carbohydrates: 16g, Sodium: 7mg, Sugar: 15g, Vitamin C: 9.8%
Nutrition Disclaimer: We are not certified nutritionists. Nutrition facts are an estimate and are provided as a courtesy. They are generated by an online API which recognizes ingredient names and amounts and makes calculations based on the serving size. Results may vary.
Author: Kat Jeter & Melinda Caldwell
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: American

Have a very Happy Father’s Day!!

A Moscow Mule served in a beautiful copper mug is the IT drink right now and this Citrus Moscow Mule recipe is perfect for an easy Father’s Day brunch or just a summer drink recipe for sipping on the porch.

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