5 from 3 votes
Tequila Mule aka Mexican Mule
Prep Time
2 mins

Tequila mule is a fun, ultra refreshing twist on the classic cocktail. The agave flavor shines in combination with the pungent bite of ginger and in our version the added heat of jalapenos is slowly released from jalapeno ice cubes. 

Course: Beer Mixed Drink, cocktail
Cuisine: American, Mexican
Keyword: beer cocktail, giner beer cocktails, Mexican mule, tequila mule
Servings: 1
Calories: 161 kcal
Author: CraftBeering
  • 2 oz tequila (blanco or reposado)
  • 1 oz lime juice, freshly squeezed
  • 4 oz ginger beer
  • fresh lime, for garnish
  • fresh jalapeno, for garnish
  • filtered water, to make lime and jalapeno ice cubes, optional
For Lime and Jalapeno Ice Cubes
  1. Thinly slice the lime and jalapenos, place bits in an ice cube tray, fill with filtered water and freeze until ready to use.

For Tequila Mule
  1. Fill a copper mule mug about half way with ice cubes. Add the tequila and the lime juice. Top with ginger beer. Stir, garnish with a lime wedge or jalapeno slice (optional) and serve.

Recipe Video

Recipe Notes

The nutritional information is based on the Bundaberg craft brewed ginger beer we used for the post. 

Different brands of ginger beer will vary in their sugar content and calories. 

Nutrition Facts
Tequila Mule aka Mexican Mule
Amount Per Serving
Calories 161
% Daily Value*
Potassium 34mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 2g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0.1g 0%
Sugars 3.5g
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.