The Foghorn is essentially a gin-based Moscow Mule, and might actually predate its more-famous sibling. We’ve heard from many sources that it was originally served at the Waldorf-Astoria Hotel around the turn of the last century, but it doesn’t appear in our 1935 copy of The Old Waldorf-Astoria Bar Book. If you can find it in print, please do drop us a line to let us know!
Originally, it was likely made with Old Tom gin and ginger ale – in those days, both were less sweet than they are today. We prefer it with London Dry gin and a spicy ginger beer, but you should feel free to experiment to find your perfect blend.
Add the ingredients to an ice-filled glass in the order given, and stir gently to combine. Garnish with a lime wedge or twist.
- Foghorn Mixed Drink at The Spruce Eats