Horses Collar

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A Horses Collar is a variation on a Horses Neck, but instead of American Whisky (Bourbon or American Rye) it uses Brandy (Cognac). It is a type of Buck Cocktail.

Historical References

"The Mansfield News", 25th August 1900

"A horse collar is similar [to a Horses Neck], only brandy is used in making it instead of whisky."


From "Trader Vic's Bartender's Guide" (1972)

  • Spiral-cut lemon peel
  • 2 ounces Brandy
  • 1 dash Angostura bitters
  • Ginger Ale

Drop lemon peel into highball glass with end hanging over edge of glass. Fill glass with ice cubes. Add brandy and bitters. Fill glass with ginger ale.

From "Ultra Lounge: Bachelor in Paris" CD (1996)

  • 1 ounce Lemon Juice
  • 1 teaspoon Sugar Syrup
  • 2 ounces Brandy
  • Chilled Champagne

Shake all but champagne with cracked ice. Pour, with ice, into a highball glass. Fill with champagne. Stir slightly. Gin may be used instead of Brandy.

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