Sober London Mule
- Difficulty: relatively easy
- Preparation: About 1 minute
- Cost: €€ on €€€€
- Pleasure: infinite, and without compromise!
London Mule Alcohol Free with the great taste of Gin.
- 4 cl SoberGin
- 12 cl Ginger Beer
- 1 cl lime juice
- Ice cubes
- A few basil leaves
Take a Tumbler glass (Mojito glass) and fill it with ice cubes to refresh it.
Add 4cl of SoberGin to the glass.
Slowly pour in 12cl of Ginger Beer.
Add 1cl lime juice to the mixture.
Take a few basil leaves and clap them gently between your hands to release their flavours and aromas, then add them to the glass.
- Finally, gently mix all the ingredients with a long spoon.
History of the London Mule
London Mule: British elegance in a glass
The history of the London Mule cocktail dates back to the 1940s, when vodka-based cocktails were all the rage. Inspired by the famous Moscow Mule cocktail, which was traditionally made with vodka, lime juice and ginger beer, the London Mule added a British twist to this classic recipe.
This cocktail is known for its simplicity and balance of flavors. The gin base adds a herbaceous, aromatic dimension, while the fresh lemon juice adds a touch of acidity that blends perfectly with the tangy ginger beer. The combination of these ingredients creates a refreshing, invigorating cocktail, ideal for hot summer days or to celebrate a lively evening.
Today, the London Mule is a timeless classic that embodies British elegance and the art of the cocktail. It continues to delight the palates of gin and cocktail enthusiasts, offering a pleasant and refreshing taste experience to all who taste it.