Gin Highball
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Gin Highball
Cocktail recipe

Rating

2.06 / 5
The Gin Highball is a refreshing and elegant cocktail that has been enjoyed for decades. Born in the early 20th century as a simpler version of the more complex Gin ... more The Gin Highball is a refreshing and elegant cocktail that has been enjoyed for decades. Born in the early 20th century as a simpler version of the more complex Gin Fizz, this cocktail is perfect for warm summer days or as a pre-dinner drink. Its background can be traced back to the highball craze that swept through the United States during the 1940s. The cocktail's name comes from the highball glass it is traditionally served in and its simple yet delicious flavor profile. With just two ingredients – a splash of ginger ale and a generous pour of gin – this cocktail delivers a unique combination of sweet and herbal notes. The bubbly carbonation of the ginger ale balances out the botanical flavors of the gin, creating a light and refreshing drink that is perfect for any occasion.
Base ingredient
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Gin
Garnish
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Orange
Alcohol content
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8.28% | 1.2 units *

Wine glass

Ingredients

oz
ml
cl
Ginger Ale cocktail ingredient
Ginger Ale
Top up Top up Top up
Gin cocktail ingredient
Gin
30ml 1oz 3cl

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Method

Serves 1 · Takes 3 minutes
Put two ice cubes and the gin into a wine glass
Top up with ginger beer
Garnish with a twist of orange and serve

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