Moscow Mule: Watch Out For That Copper Mug

posted by Amy James - 

Now comes word that Moscow Mules, which are made with vodka, ginger beer and lime juice and are traditionally served in a copper mug, could give you copper poisoning. 

Apparently the problem is with the lime juice mixing with copper. Copper poisoning symptoms include stomach pain, diarrhea, vomiting and jaundice. Wonderful.

(NY Daily News

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On a side note, if you like your Moscow Mule with a bit of a bite, try Cock N Bull. In my opinion, it is THE BEST ginger beer out there!

Time for a 'Ginger Mule'!! Refreshing summer splash of: Licor 43 Cock n Bull Ginger Beer Fresh Lime Stir & Serve with sunshine ~ #summer #cocktail #spanish #vanilla #citrus #ginger #beer #cocknbull #cocktails #simple #patio #chill #licor43

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