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"The pH of a traditional Moscow Mule is well below 6.0", the ABD said of the drink typically made with lime juice, vodka and ginger beer. As reported by Newser, the popularity of Moscow Mule drinks served in copper mugs might not be a good thing due to a chemical reaction that can occur in certain copper mugs.

The copper metal of the mug can leech into the cocktail and cause copper poisoning.

There may be no other alcoholic cocktail as immediately recognizable as a Moscow mule. Examples of these acidic foods include fruit juice, wine, vinegar - and Moscow Mules.

The Food and Drug Administration's Model Food Code prohibits copper from coming into direct contact with foods that have a pH below 6.0.The Moscow mule's pH level is well below that standard which means it may be unsafe to use such mugs when serving beverages.

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The health warning does note that copper mugs that have an inner lining using a different metal like nickel or stainless steel are safe to drink from.

Food experts have long known not to use copper, or copper-related pots and pans for cooking acidic recipes such as tomato sauce.

Symptoms of copper poisoning include abdominal pain, vomiting, diarrhea and jaundice, according to the U.S.

"In poisonings from a long-term buildup of copper in the body, the outcome depends on how much damage there is to the body's organs", the NIH said.

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