His and Her Moscow Mules for Your 2016 Summer Wedding

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If you’re planning a 2016 Summer Wedding in Central Oregon this year, you’ve picked the best time and the best place! With a variety of functional venues, amazing local vendors and the beautiful Cascade Mountain backdrop, it’s truly a magical place to be.

This year, Twist will be suggesting trendy and delicious signature cocktails for your  special celebration. Making a popular comeback this year, Moscow Mules are both tasty and refreshing. Served in a traditional copper mug, which can double as your guest favors, Moscow Mules are perfect for a rehearsal dinner or cocktail hour.

Moscow Mules:
2 ounces of Crater Lake Vodka
4 ounces of spicy Ginger Beer
1 ounces of fresh lime juice
Lime wedges  and mint leaves (optional) for garnish
Copper Mugs

Start by juicing a lime directly into the copper mug, pour the vodka in then fill the mug with ice. Next, pour in the ginger beer and top with a lime and mint for garnish.

History of the Moscow Mule:
Contrary to popular belief, Moscow Mules date back to the mid 1930’s. While Americans were barely drinking vodka at the time, the original owner of Smirnoff, a Hollywood pub owner and a mutual friend who owned too many copper mugs came together to make this legendary cocktail – all because they weren’t selling their products!

Happy Drinking!

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