The New South Mandrin Mule

The Mule gets a dose of citrus and elderflower in this take on the classic from the South Carolina restaurant. Blood orange puree gives it a nice color, and the Mason jar is an unexpected departure from the copper mug.

Recipe courtesy of Soby’s, Greenville, South Carolina


  • 1½ oz Absolut Mandrin vodka
  • ¾ oz St. Germain
  • ¾ oz blood orange puree
  • ½ oz simple syrup
  • 3 lime wedges
  • ginger beer


Combine all ingredients except 1 lime wedge and ginger beer in a Mason Jar. Muddle the lime wedges, fill the jar with ice and top with ginger beer. Stir to combine and garnish with the remaining lime wedge.