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Officials Tell People That Drinking Moscow Mules From Copper Mugs Can Be Poisonous

It wasn’t just a chance though, the trio were trying to figure out how to sell Smirnoff vodka in the U.S., and they knew they needed to come up with a mixer.

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John G. Martin first served the drink in a copper mug as a marketing plot to get people to buy vodka.

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You can find copper mugs lined with other metals if you are not willing to stop using copper mugs for your Moscow mules – glass mugs work as well! Your health is more important than a mug.

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