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Vodka • Spicy
Moscow Mule Jello Shot

The mix of vodka, ginger beer and lime is a special kind of refreshing—a little spicy, a touch acidic, all frosty cold in a shiny copper mug. Adding gelatin to the mix doesn’t get in the way of that alluring blend, but it sure makes it a lot more fun to consume. If you can’t fathom a Moscow Mule without a copper mug, go next level and serve your gingery Jello in mini versions of the iconic cup.

The Essentials

ginger beer
unflavored gelatin
The Details
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.5 Cup ginger beer
1 tbsp lime juice
1 .25-oz packet Knox unflavored gelatin
.75 Cup ginger beer
.33 Cup vodka


  • Pour the chilled ginger beer and lime juice in a bowl.
  • Sprinkle the Knox unflavored gelatin over top and let sit for one minute.
  • Boil the remaining ginger beer and pour it over top the gelatin mixture. Stir well until the gelatin is fully dissolved.
  • Add the vodka and mix thoroughly.
  • Pour the mixture into plastic shot glasses and refrigerate until set (about 2.5 hours).