Whether you are buying copper drinking mugs for yourself, or as a gift for a family member, this article will give you a good idea of what is out on the market.
Shopping for a good copper drinking mug is difficult when you don’t know the difference between a riveted handle and a soldered handle. Or having to verify every “100% Copper!” claim that almost all the copper mug sellers seem to make.
We’ll teach you what to look out for when shopping for copper mugs. That way you’ll be satisfied when you open the box and unwrap those shiny mule mugs.
The Best Copper Drinking Mugs For Your Moscow Mule
No more guessing games! This is the Moscow Mule mug buying guide you need. We’ve reviewed 10 of the best copper mugs to help you decide what to look for when buying:
This single mug by Copper Mules holds the standard 16 oz. of drink. The inside of the mug is raw copper to increase the health benefits and enhance the flavor of the drink. The outside of the mug is coated with food safe.
The handle on this mug is riveted which gives some a firm hold and an extra sense of security. The rolled lip on the edge of the mug feels smooth and cold on your lips as you take a drink.
Along with your order, you’ll get a bonus eBook of recipes (14 mule variation recipes included) and tips on cleaning your mug.
This is another mug from the Copper Mules range. This 16oz mug is coated with food grade lacquer on the outside to prevent tarnishing. But the inside is exposed copper so you’ll get all the health and taste benefits pure copper mugs.
The outside of the mugs has the signature hammered design and the riveted handle is pure copper.
When you order, you’ll get an email confirmation and a free e-book sent to your inbox. The eBook teaches you 14 Moscow Mule recipes and gives tips on how to clean and maintain your copper mug so it lasts for years.
This 16oz model by Copper Mules has a different look to their other models with the smooth outside finish.
Often you can tell by holding a mug if it’s made of pure copper or not. Grab a hold of the riveted handle and the slightly heavier feel of these lets you know they are made of true copper.
The outside of this mug is coated with food safe lacquer and the inside is raw copper. This means they will stay shiny on the outside and while the drink will stay tasty, cold and healthy on the inside.
Only 1 mug in the set. Also, comes with a bonus e-book.
WHALEHEAD Moscow Mule Copper Mugs – 100% Pure, Heavy Gauge, Solid Copper Mugs (1/2 lbs each) – Handcrafted, Stylish & Authentic Copper
Whalehead World takes pride in the quality of their mugs. These 16oz mugs come in a set of 2 and are handcrafted by skilled copper artisans in India
Just by feeling the weight of these mugs (1/2 lb. mug, 8 to 9 ounces) you know that you are holding 100% solid copper.
The handles are pure copper and welded on. When you order you’ll get a free copper shot glass and a book of cocktail recipes.
These mugs are hammered on the outside and lined with nickel on the inside. The handle is brass to avoid transferring the temperature of the drink to your hand.
Not premium copper mugs but good an ideal first set of mugs for a Moscow Mule novice. Plus, they’re cheap!
Moscow Mule Copper Mug Set of 2 with Copper Straws by Artisan’s Anvil – Handmade Solid 100% Pure Copper Mugs
Artisan’s Anvil offers a good range of copper mugs but this barrel-style designed 16oz mugs stands out.
Hammered on the outside and finished with a food safe coating to make sure they keep their shine.
The insides of these mugs are pure copper as are the handles.
Comes in a two-set with a couple of extra bonuses:
- X2 Copper straws for drinking or stirring. Drinking from pure copper straws will multiply the health benefits
- Free bonus e-book titled: “Copper Barware Owner’s Guide”
These mugs by Willow & Everett come in a 2 set and hold 16oz. You might not think this is large but 16oz is the size of a standard Moscow Mule drink.
Another barrel-shaped mug with a hammered finish, these mugs are pure copper – no lining, no lacquer, and no nickel.
Also, comes with a couple of free bonuses: an ebook and some copper shot glasses. The e-book has some Moscow Mule variation recipes – some, for example, Peach Basil Moscow Mule, that you won’t even find on this site.
The shot glasses are good for giving people a sample of your cocktail. Or if you want to drink a small amount of a beverage but still enjoy the benefits of the copper mug.
You won’t find hammered dimples on these mugs, just a smooth finish on the outside. These are pure copper on the inside so make sure you keep them dry to avoid tarnishing.
The large riveted handle promises no leaks. There are a couple of different buying options for these mugs: $16.97 for the 16oz size mug, or you can go large and order the 22oz model.
Also, comes with a bonus e-book that will teach you 15 mule recipes step-by-step.
Owl Creek Handmade Moscow Mule Copper Mugs, Set of four 18 oz Hammered Cups and two 2 oz Copper Shot Glasses
The makers, Owl Creek, offer various buying choices for these 18oz mugs: set of 4, set of 2, a single mug, or a shot glass.
The bonuses include x2 2 oz. copper shot glasses and a bonus e-book guide detailing recipes and instructions for maintaining your copper mugs.
This mug by Spirit Valley is the environmentally aware product on our list as they are made from recycled copper.
These mugs come in a set of two 16oz mugs. They are lacquer-free on the inside with food grade lacquer on the outside to prevent oxidation.
The pure copper straws are a pretty neat bonus.
Copper Drinking Mugs & Moscow Mules For All Seasons!
If you have just discovered Moscow Mules and copper drinking mugs, I envy you. Mixing different varieties of mules and sharing drinks out of ice-cold copper mugs with friends and family are memories that will live long after the last ice-cube has melted.
Humans have been gathering around drinks and bonding for centuries. Having the skills and the tools to make those bonding experiences even more memorable is a talent that will serve you well for decades.
All you need is a set of good copper drinking mugs, 3 ingredients, some ice, and you’re good to go.
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