Kumquat-Blueberry Mule with Bourbon

March 30, 2015

Author Notes: A very refreshing, tangy take on a Moscow Mule. The bourbon adds sweetness and depth while the tart kumquats keep it fresh tasting! Jenny Goycochea

Makes: 2


  • 3 Kumquats, halved plus more for garnish
  • 15 Blueberries, plus more for garnish
  • 2 ounces simple syrup
  • 2 dashes Agnostura bitters
  • 4 ounces Bourbon
  • 6 ounces spicy Ginger Beer, such as Cock n Bull
  • ice
  • Mint leaves, for garnish
In This Recipe


  1. Muddle together the kumquats, blueberries, and simple syrup until everything is crushed. Let the mixture sit for a few moments. Add bourbon, bitters and ice. Shake vigorously for 5 seconds.
  2. Fill a collins glass with ice. Pour bourbon mixture through a fine mesh strainer into the glass. Top with ginger beer. Garnish with mint, sliced kumquats and blueberries.

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