How to make a Horse’s Neck

Horse’s Neck

The trick that gives this drink its signature look is the lemon peel which swirls inside the glass, slowly infusing the cocktail as you drink it. A simple and very refreshing cocktail that is a perfect Derby-party beverage!
Total Time 2 minutes
Servings 1 Drink


  • 2 oz Bourbon
  • 3 oz Ginger ale
  • 2-3 Dashes Bitters
  • Garnish Lemon peel


  • Drape the spiral of a lemon peel over the rim of a collins glass so it twists around inside.
  • Secure one end of the peel over the lip of the glass.
  • Fill the glass with ice cubes.
  • Pour in the bourbon and top with ginger ale.
  • Add a few dashes of bitters.
  • Stir well.


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