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Highball Cocktail Recipe

Back in the 1800s, the railway was the primary method of moving goods cross country. Millions of people worked on the railway. The Highball cocktail was invented as a quick recipe to entertaining these hard working people.

The drink was in fact named after the signal used when a train was moving through an area in a hurry.

By the 1920s, in cocktail-crazy gin joints around the world, the highball became a classic.

2oz whiskey
diet ginger ale

Fill a tall glass with ice. Pour in 2oz of whiskey, then fill with ginger ale. Enjoy!

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