Original Horses Neck Recipe

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

Horses Neck Cocktail
Horses Neck Cocktail


  • 60 mls (2 oz) Bourbon
  • 150 mls (5 oz) Ginger Beer


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

ABV = 11%

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