Gin Gin Mule

Gin Gin Mule

Prep Time 14 minutes
Total Time 14 minutes
Course Drinks
Servings 1 cocktail


  • 1 cocktail muddler
  • 1 Riedel highball glass


  • 4 – 6 fresh spearmint leaves
  • ice to fill highball glass
  • 2 ounces Empress 1908 Gin
  • 1 ounce fresh lime juice
  • 1/2 ounce simple syrup
  • 1/2 ounce ginger syrup
  • fresh mint sprig and lime wheel for garnish


  • Place mint leaves in highball glass. Muddle mint with cocktail muddler (may also use back of a spoon)
  • Add ice to glass.
  • Add gin, lime juice, simple syrup and ginger syrup to glass. Stir with long handled or bar spoon.
  • Garnish with mint sprig and lime wheel.

Ginger Simple Syrup

Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 19 minutes
Course Drinks
Servings 1 cup


  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/4 cup peeled, sliced fresh ginger


  • Place ginger, water and sugar in a small saucepan. Stir.
  • Bring to a simmer over medium heat, then reduce heat to low and allow to steep for 15 minutes.
  • Remove from heat. Cover. Allow to sit for 1 hour. Strain ginger out of syrup and pour syrup into a mason jar. Cover jar and refrigerate until service.

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