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March 26, 2013, 2:18 p.m.
Horse's neck medicinal cocktail

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Horse's Neck

Named for the spiraling lemon peel garnish resembling a horse's neck, this concoction is a refreshing combination of bourbon, bitters and ginger ale.

Prep time: 5 minutes  

Total time: 5 minutes  

Yield: 1 cocktail

Horse's Neck

Ingredients

  • 1 lemon
  • 4-5 ice cubes
  • 2 ounces bourbon
  • 3 dashes Angostura bitters
  • 4-5 ounces ginger ale
Directions
  1. Using a potato peeler, remove lemon peel in one continuous motion. Drape peel over rim of a tall glass. Fill glass nearly to the rim with ice. Add bourbon and bitters. Gently stir and top with ginger ale to taste.