Every aspiring professional bartender should put this easy highball on their list of drinks to memorize. It is, quite simply, whiskey and ginger ale and is a fantastic, refreshing way to enjoy any style of whiskey you choose. Rye, Canadian, or bourbon whiskies work very well.
This mixed drink should not be confused with the class of drinks called "highballs." Those include most tall drinks with a base spirit and one or two non-alcoholic mixers. Not to be too confusing, a Highball is a "highball" and is served in a highball glass.
Prep Time: 3 minutes
Total Time: 3 minutes
Yield: 1 Cocktail
- Fill a highball glass with ice.
- Pour the whiskey into the glass.
- Top with ginger ale.