Meet the Mega Mule: The Cocktail for You and Your Nine Best Friends


Going out with friends can be fun, but at times, it can also get hectic and stressful. On a busy Saturday night, ten different drinks can take time if you’re sitting at a table—precious time that could be spent already drinking and gearing up for a night of possibly questionable decisions.

The folks at PHD Terrace, a rooftop bar located on top of the Dream Hotel Midtown in New York City have solved that issue, thanks to their colossal cocktail, the Mega Mule. We’ll give you a moment to take it in in all its glory.

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Beautiful, ain’t it?

In total, the Mega Mule is 164 ounces of amazing. In it, you’re going to get about 60-percent of a bottle of Belvedere vodka, 3 oz lime juice, and a bottle and a half of Owen’s All Natural Mule Mix.  When all that makes it into the beautiful (and massive) copper mug, it is then topped with lime and mint and served with enough metal straws to go around. When full, the Mega Mule weighs just over ten pounds.

The Mega Mule will run you $185, but if you’re going out with friends, you’re going to make out like a bandit by sharing (that’s what Venmo is for, anyway). For what would be a little more than one cocktail, not only are you getting a damn good drink, but you get to do it in a fun way with friends.

As a bonus, PHD Terrace also does a tequila version for those that have agave on the mind. Then, if you and your friends manage to make it through the Mega Mule, Dream Midtown has two more bars in the hotel as well— the craft cocktail bar The Rickey and the newly-opened Fishbowl, a bar, lounge, and game room (complete with mini bowling alley and ski ball).

(Photo Credit: Amy Ellis Photography)