Horse's Neck

Horse's Neck Cocktail

Flavor Profile: Sweet

About the Horse's Neck Cocktail

The American-whiskey classic has only two ingredients.

Ingredients in the Horse's Neck Cocktail

  • 2 oz Bourbon, brandy or American rye whiskey
  • Ginger ale

Garnish: Lemon peel

Glass: Collins

How to make the Horse's Neck Cocktail

Add the whiskey to a Collins glass filled with ice. Fill with ginger ale and garnish with a long strip of lemon peel.

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  1. festizio says

    lol wtf, this recipe isnt right, a horse’s neck is made with ginger ale, brandy, and bitters

    • You’re right that the drink can be made with brandy instead of whiskey. While most recipes don’t call for bitters, no doubt a few dashes of Angostura Bitters would taste good. You can, of course, make your Horse’s Neck however you like.


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