Makes 1 cocktail
Inspired by the freshness of spring and summer produce, this Mule will help you bask in the sweetness of longer days and warmer weather.
4 slices cucumber
6 mint leaves, plus a sprig for garnish
2 ounces vodka
1 ounce lime juice
½ cup ginger beer
1 piece candied ginger
In a cocktail shaker, combine cucumber, half the blueberries, and mint leaves. Muddle until crushed and juicy. Add a handful of ice, vodka, and lime juice. Cover shaker and shake until chilled, about 15 seconds. Strain into a copper mug filled with crushed ice. Top with ginger beer and 4 blueberries. Thread 4 more blueberries onto a toothpick. Garnish with candied ginger, a sprig of mint, and the toothpick of berries.