How To Mix A Highball And What A Highball Actually Is Most people dont know that 90% of all the drinks actually mixed are highballs. Rum and coke, Scotch and Soda. Zombies and Screwdrivers are alcoholic drinks mixed and served on ice.
The first step is using the correct glass, doing so makes mixing cocktail much more enjoyable. Start by filling a highball class ¾ of the way with ice, you will have approximately five to six ounces of space in the top of the glass and between the cubes of ice to add your drink. Using your ¾ way filled highball glass, add 1 ½ ounces of your favourite booze.
After pouring the mixture into the glass. It is usually filled the rest of the way with some type of carbonated beverage. When using carbonated mixtures, you want to stir not shake. If you shake a carbonated drink what happens? Exactly, so stir gently.