East Jaffa Mule

Drinking from an icy copper mug amps up the refreshment of this fig-and-date-inflected take on the Moscow mule.

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  • Servings: Makes 1 cocktail

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  • Crushed ice

  • 1 ounce vodka

  • 1 ounce fig eau de vie, such as Boukha Bokobsa

  • 1 ounce fresh red grapefruit juice

  • 1/2 ounce ginger simple syrup (see Note)

  • 1/2 ounce fresh lime juice

  • 1/2 ounce date syrup or agave nectar

  • Freshly grated nutmeg, lime wheel and mint sprig, for garnish

How to make this recipe

  1. Fill a cocktail shaker with crushed ice. Add the vodka, 
eau de vie, grapefruit juice, ginger syrup, lime juice and date syrup and shake well. Strain into a crushed-ice-filled Moscow mule mug. Garnish with grated nutmeg, a lime wheel and a mint sprig. Serve right away.


To make ginger simple syrup, simmer 1 cup each of sugar and water with 2 ounces of sliced fresh ginger, stirring, until the sugar dissolves. Let cool completely, then strain. 

Contributed By Photo © Abby Hocking Published May 2017

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