Origins of the Highball (cocktail, not the glass) are rumored to be in the Midwest, specifically St. Louis. On some rail lines, if an engineer spotted a large steel ball resting upon an approaching signal pole, it was a sign that he should speed up. From that, the word “highball” evolved to mean a quickly prepared drink. Courtesy of Dewar’s.
- 1 part Dewar's White Label
- 3 parts soda
In a pint glass filled with ice, combine Dewar’s and soda.