Horses Neck – Refreshing Bourbon And Ginger Cocktail

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Horses Neck Cocktail
Horses Neck Cocktail

This was the Irish Mule before ordering an Irish Mule became a thing. Dating back to the 1890s, this drink was originally a nonalcoholic drink that folks started to fortify with brandy or whiskey because, why not? The only real difference between this and an Irish Mule is this drink has a large lemon peel for flavor, whereas an Irish Mule has a bit of lime juice for that citrus flavor.


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Horses Neck

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Learn how to make a classic Horses Neck.


  • 2 oz Bourbon

  • 5 oz Ginger Beer


  • Cut a long peel from a lemon and place it in the glass filled with ice.
  • Simply combine both ingredients and ice into the serving glass.
  • Give the drink a few turns to mix and chill.


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