WATCH: The History of the Moscow Mule

People have been drinking Moscow Mules for quite some time now. They offer a nice kick of flavor with an added spice, which was unique when it was first established. But how did Moscow Mules become so popular? It actually took a while for the vodka-based drink to be accepted into the cocktail scene, Americans used to joke that "vodka" was Russian for "horrible." Take a look at the history of the Moscow Mule and how the very interesting name was chosen. It's not what you think!