Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day With An Irish Mule

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It’s St. Patrick’s Day, and if you’re looking for an alternative to the classic Green Beer, we’ve got the perfect solution for you – The Irish Mule! This delightful cocktail embraces the Irish spirit with its key ingredient, Jameson Whiskey, making it an ideal drink for the occasion.

irish mule

The Dublin Mule Twist

The Irish Mule is essentially a variation of the traditional Moscow Mule, swapping out Vodka for the rich flavor of Irish Whiskey. You might even playfully call it the Dublin Mule!

If you’ve ever enjoyed the crisp and refreshing taste of a classic Mule, you’re in for a treat with this Irish version.

Easy and Quick Preparation

The best part? It’s incredibly simple to make!

The entire process takes just a minute, and the beauty lies in the fact that you can mix it right in the mug, leaving you with minimal cleanup.

While Mules are traditionally served in copper mugs, any glass will do the trick if you don’t have one on hand.

Ingredients You’ll Need

ingredients for irish mule

To get started, grab the following ingredients:

  • 2 oz Jameson Irish Whiskey
  • 1 oz Fresh Squeezed Lime Juice (Juice from one lime)
  • 6 oz Ginger Beer (Goslings or Fever Tree are excellent choices)
  • Fresh Mint Leaves (for garnish)
  • Lime Wedge (for garnish)

Instructions: Crafting Your Irish Mule

Step 1: Prepare the Glass

Fill your chosen glass or copper mug with ice. This not only adds to the presentation but ensures your drink stays refreshingly cold.

Step 2: Mix It Up

Add 2 oz of Jameson Irish Whiskey, squeeze the juice from one lime (approximately 1 oz), and then top it off with 6 oz of Ginger Beer. Give it a good mix right in the mug.

Step 3: Garnish

Enhance the visual appeal of your Irish Mule by garnishing it with a few sprigs of Fresh Mint and a wedge of Lime.

close up of irish mule in Cooper cup with lime garnish

Enjoy Your Irish Mule

That’s it – your Irish Mule is ready to be enjoyed! So, whether you’re celebrating with fellow leprechauns or just sipping solo, make some mischief of your own this St. Patrick’s Day. Happy sipping and Happy St. Patty’s Day!

2 irish mules in copper cups

Irish Mule

A crisp and refreshing cocktail with an Irish twist of Jameson Whiskey, lime and ginger beer
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Prep Time 2 minutes
Course Drinks
Servings 1


  • 1 Juicer


  • 2 Oz Jameson Irish Whiskey
  • 1 Oz Fresh Squeezed Lime Juice Juice from one lime
  • 6 Oz Ginger Beer I use Goslings or Fever Tree
  • 1 Sprig Fresh Mint Leaves
  • 1 Wedge Lime


  • Fill your copper mug or glass of choice with ice then add whiskey, lime juice and fill to top with Ginger Beer and mix
  • Garnish with a few sprigs of Fresh Mint and a wedge of Lime
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