The agave plant used in tequila is produced in the highlands of Mexico, therefore to pay tribute to the spirit and country, Gemma at the Bowery Hotel has created a spin on traditional cocktail Moscow Mule and renamed it as the Mexican Mule. Served in a similar copper mug to keep the concoction cooled, the difference is found in the ingredients, which is a substituted with tequila instead of vodka.
- 1 1/2 Ounce Qui Platinum Extra-Anejo Tequila
- 3 Ounces golden ginger
- 3 dashes of angostura bitters
- orange twist, for garnish
In a mixing glass, add ice and all the above ingredients and shake vigorously. Strain over ice into a copper mug and garnish with an orange twist.