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1

Describe the technique for mixing highballs.

  1. Fill a highball glass 3/4 with ice
  2. Pour 1.5 liquor and fill with mixer
  3. Stir

2

What is the typical liquor to mixer ratio in a highball?

1:4

3

What garnish will always be used for highballs filled with tonic?

Lime

4
Describe the method of making the following highball:

Gin and Tonic

1.5 oz gin
Fill with tonic
Garnish with lime

5
Describe the method of making the following highball:

Orange Blossom

1.5 oz gin
Fill with orange juice
Garnish with orange

6
Describe the method of making the following highball:

Vodka Tonic

1.5 oz vodka
Fill with tonic
Garnish with lime

7
Describe the method of making the following highball:

Screwdriver

1.5 oz vodka
Fill with orange juice
No garnish

8
Describe the method of making the following highball:

Cape Cod/
Cape Codder

1.5 oz vodka
1/2 oz of lime juice
Fill with cranberry juice
Garnish with lime

9
Describe the method of making the following highball:

Greyhound

1.5 oz vodka
FIll with grapefruit juice
No garnish

10
Describe the method of making the following highball:

Salty Dog

1.5 oz vodka or gin
Fill with grapefruit juice
Serve with salted rim
No garnish

11
Describe the method of making the following highball:

Sea Breeze

1.5 oz vodka
Fill with grapefruit juice
Color with cranberry juice
Garnish with lime

12
Describe the method of making the following highball:

Hawaiian Sea Breeze

1.5 oz vodka or dark rum
Fill with pineapple juice
Color with cranberry juice
No garnish

13
Describe the method of making the following highball:

Madras

1.5 oz vodka
Fill with equal parts cranberry and orange juice
No garnish

14
Describe the method of making the following highball:

Transfusion

1.5 oz vodka
Fill with grape juice
Splash of ginger ale
No garnish

15
Describe the method of making the following highball:

Bloody Mary/
Bloody Maria

1.5 oz vodka or tequila
3 oz tomato juice

Dash any combination of the following:

  • Lemon juice
  • Black pepper
  • Tabasco
  • Rose's lime juice
  • Worcestershire sauce
  • Salt

Garnish with lime and celery stick

*Or use 1 part vodka or tequila to 3 parts Bloody Mary mix

16
Describe the method of making the following highball:

Cuba Libre/
Rum and Coke

1.5 oz rum
Fill with coke
Garnish with lime

17
Describe the method of making the following highball:

Rum and Tonic

1.5 oz rum
Fill with tonic
Garnish with lime

18
Describe the method of making the following highball:

Rumble

1.5 oz dark rum
Fill with orange juice
No garnish

19
Describe the method of making the following highball:

Rum and Pineapple

1.5 oz dark rum
Fill with pineapple juice
No garnish

20
Describe the method of making the following highball:

Malibu Bay Breeze

1.5 oz Malibu rum
Fill with equal parts cranberry and pineapple juice
No garnish

21
Describe the method of making the following highball:

Tequila Sunrise

1.5 oz tequila
Fill with orange juice
Color with a few drops of grenadine
 

22
Describe the method of making the following highball:

Tequila Sunset

1.5 oz tequila
Fill with orange juice
Color with a few drops of Creme de Cassis
Garnish with orange

23
Describe the method of making the following highball:

Mexicola

2 oz tequila
1/2 oz Rose's Lime Juice
Splash Coca-Cola
Garnish with lime

24
Describe the method of making the following combination highball:

Melonball

1 oz vodka
1/2 oz Midori
Fill with orange juice

25
Describe the method of making the following combination highball:

Pearl Harbor

1 oz vodka
1/2 oz Midori
Fill with pineapple juice

26
Describe the method of making the following combination highball:

Harvey Wallbanger

1 oz vodka
Fill with orange juice
Float 1/2 oz Galliano

27
Describe the method of making the following combination highball:

Sloe Screw

1 oz vodka
1/2 oz sloe gin
Fill with orange juice

28
Describe the method of making the following combination highball:

Sloe Comfortable Screw

1 oz vodka
1/2 oz sloe gin
1/2 oz Southern Comfort
Fill with orange juice

29
Describe the method of making the following combination highball:

Sloe Comfortable Screw Up Against the Wall

1/2 oz vodka
1/2 oz sloe gin
1/2 oz Southern Comfort
Fill with orange juice
Float 1/2 oz Galliano

30
Describe the method of making the following combination highball:

Fuzzy Navel

1.5 oz peach schnapps
Fill with orange juice
Garnish with orange slice