A refreshing happy hour staple, the Highball cocktail is simple—all you need are two ounces of your favorite spirit and some soda water to get it right. We like ours with whiskey, but feel free to try it with gin, tequila or anything else that tickles your fancy. If you feel like getting a little crazy, try infusing your choice of spirit before mixing it with soda. Our favorite: green tea-infused whisky.
- Fill a highball glass with ice and add whiskey or the liquor of your choice. Top with two ounces of club soda.
- Stir briefly to combine.
- If the drink is too strong, add one ounce of club soda at a time until the strength is to your liking.
The Japanese Highball is not your average Whiskey Soda. This is a cocktail made with a fastidious attention to detail, zen-like focus and the highest quality ingredients. Bartenders use block ice, which they carve into perfect cubes and stir in a glass until frost appears. After pouring out any excess water, the glass and ice is finally ready for t...