Montana Whisky Mule

The Unofficial Yellowstone Cookbook’s Montana Mule cocktail is made with whisky and sarsaparilla and served in a copper mug.

Montana Whisky Mule Cocktail
Copper mugs keep drinks colder, longer. This is a bonus recipe from The Unofficial Yellowstone Cookbook out October 2023.


  • 2 oz whiskey
  • 4 oz Sioux City sarsaparilla
  • Juice from 1 large lime about 2 Tbsp
  • Crushed ice for serving
  • Rosemary for garnish
  • Lime wedge for garnish


  • Pour the whisky and lime juice into a copper mule mug and stir to combine. Fill the mug with crushed ice, then top with sarsaparilla. garnish with a lime wedge and a sprig of rosemary. Drink immediately.
  • Tip: To crush ice, place cubes in a resealable bag and smash with a meat mallet.