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The cranberry spritzers and sparkling lemonades are offered in highball-style glasses.
Ivory on Sunset Add ice to a highball glass and top with 2 ounces spiced rum, ¾ ounce orgeat syrup, ¾ ounce lemon juice, and ¼ ounce Cherry Herring.
Here, Calin Ioaniciu runs the bar, which skews toward highballs and classics.
Combine 1 ½ ounces gin and the juice of half a lime in a highball glass.
The menu card also lists shots and aperitif-style low-proof drinks, plus a quartet of highballs.
Fill a highball glass to the top with ice, and then pour in the orange juice mixture.
Add tequila and cordial, then shake and pour into a highball glass.
The Whisky Is Wonderful In recent years, Americans with a penchant for Scotch and bourbon also have also become besotted with Japanese whisky, ordering it both neat and in quenching highballs.
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Examples of highball in a Sentence
trying to make up for lost time, the train just highballed through the station without stopping
barrel, belt, blast, blaze, blow, bolt, bowl, breeze, bundle, bustle, buzz, cannonball, careen, career, chase, course, dash, drive, fly, hare, hasten, hie, hotfoot (it), hump, hurl, hurry, hurtle, hustle, jet, jump, motor, nip, pelt, race, ram, rip, rocket, run, rush, rustle, scoot, scurry, scuttle, shoot, speed, step, tear, travel, trot, whirl, whisk, zip, zoom;
beat it, get a move on, make tracks, shake a leg, step on it;
HIGHBALL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of highball for English Language Learners
: a drink of alcoholic liquor mixed with water or another liquid and served in a tall glass
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