How to make a Perfect Highball cocktail

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Hey, It’s Bourbon Bill here at Bourbon Bill’s Pirate Bar. Let’s talk about the Highball! This cocktail has a steep connection to trains! If you are looking for a classic cocktail that is easy, quick and refreshing, you’ll love the Highball cocktail. It’s refreshing and easy to make. Here is how to make a perfect Highball cocktail. You won’t want to miss it! See the recipe below:

The History of the Highball cocktail

The highball was literally a ball on top of a long stick or pole to signal the train engineer to go faster. This was during a time before electric light signals were prevalent. As mixed drinks were gaining in popularity, bartenders needed a cocktail that was tasty and quick to make. Taking a nod from that train reference, the Highball was a drink you could make real quick and in a hurry. Now, let get to how to make a perfect Highball cocktail.

Here’s how to make a Perfect Highball cocktail

  • 1 Highball Glass
  • Ice
  • 1 ounce of Bulleit Bourbon
  • 1 can Ginger Ale (we like Publix brand, but hey, it’s your choice) to top up the glass1 Lime wedge (optional), enough for taste and to garnish

Please drink responsibly.

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