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The Gin-Gin Mule

The Gin-Gin Mule

Entry Date: May 2010

About the Drink

Created by Audrey Saunders


From Robert Hess's

  • 3/4 ounce lime juice
  • 1 ounce simple syrup
  • 6-8 sprigs mint
  • 1 1/2 ounce gin (Tanqueray)
  • 1 ounce ginger beer (homemade)

Combine lime juice, simple syrup, and mint in a mixing glass and muddle well.
Add the gin, ginger beer, and ice, then shake well.
Strain into an ice filled highball glass.
Garnish with mint and serve with straws


  • 23 oz fresh lime juice (from 23 limes, which can be done in 15 minutes)
  • 32 oz (1 quart) Simple Syrup
  • 45 oz gin
  • 32 oz Homemade Ginger Beer
  • 6 bundles of mint, half for muddling, the other half for garnish

Measure the lime juice, Simple Syrup, and mint into a mixing glass. Muddle well to extract the mint's flavor. Add ginger beer, gin, and ice. Garnish with a mint sprig. You can also add candied ginger for a more festive effect. Serve with a straw.