For a cold summer refresher, this easy-to-make classic cocktail can’t be beat.
Yields 1 serving
2 ounces vodka
½ ounce freshly squeezed lime juice
ginger beer, to top
lime slice, for garnish
mint sprig, for garnish
Fill a glass or copper mug with ice. Crushed ice is traditional, but any kind will do. Add vodka and lime juice. Fill to the top with ginger beer. Give it a quick stir, garnish with a slice of lime and sprig of mint, if desired, and then serve.