© Tina Rupp
- SERVINGS: makes 1 drink
Loa • New Orleans
Based on the Moscow Mule, a 1940s drink developed to promote Smirnoff vodka, Loa's Cheval uses muddled cucumber.
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- 1/4 seedless cucumber, thinly sliced
- 2 lime quarters
- 1 1/2 ounces vodka
- 1 1/2 to 2 ounces chilled ginger beer
- In a cocktail shaker, muddle all but 1 of the cucumber slices with the lime quarters. Add ice and the vodka, shake well and strain into an ice-filled highball glass. Top with the ginger beer and garnish with the remaining cucumber slice.