Headless Horseman Recipe
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow was written by Washington Irving as part of a collection of short stories, published in 1820. The story takes place during the American Revolution. Part of the story surrounds the legend of the Headless Horseman, a Hessian soldier (German soldier contracted by the British government), who was decapitated by a cannonball and was said to be seen riding around the battlefield, searching for his head.
- 2 ounces vodka
- 2 dashes Angostura bitters
- 4 ounces ginger ale
- Orange slice, to garnish
- Combine the vodka and Angostura bitters in an ice-filled highball glass.
- Slowly add the ginger ale, and gently stir.
- Garnish with the orange slice, and serve.