The perfect Polish-inspired variation
1.5 oz. Poland Select Wodka
.5 oz. fresh lemon juice
.5 oz. Wisniak cherry syrup*
3 oz. ginger beer
Shake all but ginger beer quickly with ice. Strain over fresh ice in a Mule mug. Fill with ginger beer and stir. Garnish with a lime wedge and Luxardo cherry.
*Wisniak is a traditional sour cherry syrup from Poland. There are several brands available and can be found in Polish markets, specialty groceries and online.