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Strawberry Basil Moscow Mules

A flavor-forward sweet and spicy summertime cocktail perfect for your weekend festivities.
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Prep Time 4 hours 10 minutes
Total Time 4 hours 10 minutes
Course Drinks
Cuisine American
Servings 4 drinks


  • 2 cups vodka
  • 1/4 cup fresh lime juice
  • 2 cups sliced strawberries plus extra for garnish
  • 1/2 cup packed basil leaves plus extra for garnish
  • 2 cans/bottles ginger beer


  • Add vodka, lime juice, strawberries, and basil to a pitcher and stir to combine. Then, chill in the refrigerator at least 4 hours, or overnight. Stir contents every so often, and again once it finishes marinating.
  • Fill copper mugs or rocks glasses with crushed iced. Add 1/3 cup vodka mixture and top with ginger beer until full. Squeeze a couple extra lime slices in each glass, and garnish with extra strawberry slices and basil leaves. Serve immediately.


  • The recipe can be easily multiplied to serve a crowd. Trust us, one batch goes quick!
  • To make a sugar free version, sub natural seltzer water, club soda, or unsweetened ginger ale for the ginger beer.
Keyword Cookout, Drinks, Gluten Free, Holiday, July 4th, Make ahead, Party food, Summer
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