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Horsefeather Cocktail

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  • Prep Time: 2 minutes
  • Total Time: 2 minutes
  • Yield: 1 serving 1x


This classic Horsefeather Cocktail is easy to make with just 4 ingredients — your choice of whiskey (bourbon is standard), ginger beer (the spicier, the better), bitters, and a good squeeze of citrus.  Feel free to add more/less ginger beer to taste.


  • ice
  • 2 ounces whiskey
  • 4 ounces ginger beer
  • 4 dashes Angostura bitters
  • lemon or lime wedge


  1. Fill a highball glass (or mason jar) with ice.  Add whiskey, ginger beer, bitters, and a squeeze of lime or lemon, and stir to combine.
  2. Serve immediately, garnished with extra lemon or lime.