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Horse's Neck

Horse's Neck

Also Known As: Horses Neck

A classic cocktail made with brandy and ginger ale

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Ingredients [ oz | cl ][ My Bar ]
1 12 oz Brandy[ Add ]
1 dash Angostura Bitters[ Add ]
3 oz Ginger Ale[ Add ]
Method: On the rocks
Glass: Beer
  1. Add a few ice cubes in a short glass.
  2. Pour the brandy (or bourbon) over the ice cubes.
  3. Top with ginger ale.
  4. Add a dash of bitters.
  5. Garnish with a lemon zest.

Volume: 4.5 oz
Alcohol units: 1.8 standard drink
Alcohol by volume (ABV): 14%


Times viewed: 44622
Average Score: 8.0 (6 votes)

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According to wikipedia: Horse's Neck became popular in the wardrooms of the Royal Navy in the 1960s, displacing Pink Gin as the officers' signature drink.

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For me this one is best with bourbon. Not that it's bad with brandy/cognac anyway.

Comment by johnniepop on 2016-01-17 05:42:35

A great cocktail, also works well with gin or a smooth whiskey (Jamesons, any Bourbon or Rye whiskey)

Comment by Tristan's Half Bar on 2013-04-13 15:57:17

Added by David on
Last updated on 2012-11-03 10:57:07
Status: Approved