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1
Q

Describe the technique for mixing highballs.

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

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

A

1:4

3
Q

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

A

Lime

4
Q

Describe the method of making the following highball:

Gin and Tonic

A
  1. 1.5 oz gin
  2. Fill with tonic
  3. Garnish with lime
5
Q

Describe the method of making the following highball:

Orange Blossom

A
  1. 1.5 oz gin
  2. Fill with orange juice
  3. Garnish with orange
6
Q

Describe the method of making the following highball:

Vodka Tonic

A
  1. 1.5 oz vodka
  2. Fill with tonic
  3. Garnish with lime
7
Q

Describe the method of making the following highball:

Screwdriver

A
  1. 1.5 oz vodka
  2. Fill with orange juice
  3. No garnish
8
Q

Describe the method of making the following highball:

Cape Cod/
Cape Codder

A
  1. 1.5 oz vodka
  2. 1/2 oz of lime juice
  3. Fill with cranberry juice
  4. Garnish with lime
9
Q

Describe the method of making the following highball:

Greyhound

A
  1. 1.5 oz vodka
  2. FIll with grapefruit juice
  3. No garnish
10
Q

Describe the method of making the following highball:

Salty Dog

A
  1. 1.5 oz vodka or gin
  2. Fill with grapefruit juice
  3. Serve with salted rim
  4. No garnish
11
Q

Describe the method of making the following highball:

Sea Breeze

A
  1. 1.5 oz vodka
  2. Fill with grapefruit juice
  3. Color with cranberry juice
  4. Garnish with lime
12
Q

Describe the method of making the following highball:

Hawaiian Sea Breeze

A
  1. 1.5 oz vodka or dark rum
  2. Fill with pineapple juice
  3. Color with cranberry juice
  4. No garnish
13
Q

Describe the method of making the following highball:

Madras

A
  1. 1.5 oz vodka
  2. Fill with equal parts cranberry and orange juice
  3. No garnish
14
Q

Describe the method of making the following highball:

Transfusion

A
  1. 1.5 oz vodka
  2. Fill with grape juice
  3. Splash of ginger ale
  4. No garnish
15
Q

Describe the method of making the following highball:

Bloody Mary/
Bloody Maria

A
  1. 1.5 oz vodka or tequila
  2. 3 oz tomato juice
  3. Dash any combination of the following:
    • Lemon juice
    • Black pepper
    • Tabasco
    • Rose’s lime juice
    • Worcestershire sauce
    • Salt
  4. Garnish with lime and celery stick

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

16
Q

Describe the method of making the following highball:

Cuba Libre/
Rum and Coke

A
  1. 1.5 oz rum
  2. Fill with coke
  3. Garnish with lime
17
Q

Describe the method of making the following highball:

Rum and Tonic

A
  1. 1.5 oz rum
  2. Fill with tonic
  3. Garnish with lime
18
Q

Describe the method of making the following highball:

Rumble

A
  1. 1.5 oz dark rum
  2. Fill with orange juice
  3. No garnish
19
Q

Describe the method of making the following highball:

Rum and Pineapple

A
  1. 1.5 oz dark rum
  2. Fill with pineapple juice
  3. No garnish
20
Q

Describe the method of making the following highball:

Malibu Bay Breeze

A
  1. 1.5 oz Malibu rum
  2. Fill with equal parts cranberry and pineapple juice
  3. No garnish
21
Q

Describe the method of making the following highball:

Tequila Sunrise

A
  1. 1.5 oz tequila
  2. Fill with orange juice
  3. Color with a few drops of grenadine
22
Q

Describe the method of making the following highball:

Tequila Sunset

A
  1. 1.5 oz tequila
  2. Fill with orange juice
  3. Color with a few drops of Creme de Cassis
  4. Garnish with orange
23
Q

Describe the method of making the following highball:

Mexicola

A
  1. 2 oz tequila
  2. 1/2 oz Rose’s Lime Juice
  3. Splash Coca-Cola
  4. Garnish with lime
24
Q

Describe the method of making the following combination highball:

Melonball

A
  1. 1 oz vodka
  2. 1/2 oz Midori
  3. Fill with orange juice
25
Q

Describe the method of making the following combination highball:

Pearl Harbor

A
  1. 1 oz vodka
  2. 1/2 oz Midori
  3. Fill with pineapple juice
26
Q

Describe the method of making the following combination highball:

Harvey Wallbanger

A
  1. 1 oz vodka
  2. Fill with orange juice
  3. Float 1/2 oz Galliano
27
Q

Describe the method of making the following combination highball:

Sloe Screw

A
  1. 1 oz vodka
  2. 1/2 oz sloe gin
  3. Fill with orange juice
28
Q

Describe the method of making the following combination highball:

Sloe Comfortable Screw

A
  1. 1 oz vodka
  2. 1/2 oz sloe gin
  3. 1/2 oz Southern Comfort
  4. Fill with orange juice
29
Q

Describe the method of making the following combination highball:

Sloe Comfortable Screw Up Against the Wall

A
  1. 1/2 oz vodka
  2. 1/2 oz sloe gin
  3. 1/2 oz Southern Comfort
  4. Fill with orange juice
  5. Float 1/2 oz Galliano
30
Q

Describe the method of making the following combination highball:

Fuzzy Navel

A
  1. 1.5 oz peach schnapps
  2. Fill with orange juice
  3. Garnish with orange slice
31
Q

Describe the method of making the following combination highball:

Hairy Navel

A
  1. 1 oz vodka
  2. 1/2 oz peach schnapps
  3. Fill with orange juice
  4. Garnish with orange
32
Q

Describe the method of making the following combination highball:

Sex on the Beach #1

A
  1. 1 oz vodka
  2. 1 oz peach schnapps
  3. Fill with equal cranberry and orange juice
    (sub: grapefruit or pineapple)
  4. Garnish with cherry
33
Q

Describe the method of making the following combination highball:

Sex on the Beach #2

A
  1. 1 oz vodka
  2. 1/2 oz Midori
  3. 1/2 oz raspberry liqueur (Chambord)
  4. Fill with pineapple juice
34
Q

Describe the method of making the following combination highball:

Woo Woo

A
  1. 1 oz peach schnapps
  2. 1/2 oz vodka
  3. Fill with cranberry juice
35
Q

Describe the method of making the following combination highball:

California Rootbeer

A
  1. 1 oz Kahlua
  2. 1 oz Galliano
  3. Fill with club soda
  4. Splash coke
  5. Splash beer (optional)
36
Q

Describe the method of making the following combination highball:

Hawaiian Punch

A
  1. 1 oz Southern Comfort
  2. 1/2 oz Sloe Gin
  3. 1/2 oz Amaretto
  4. Fill with pineapple juice
37
Q

Describe the method of making the following combination highball:

Presbyterian

A
  1. 2 oz bourbon
  2. Fill with equal parts club soda and ginger ale
  3. Garnish with a lemon twist
38
Q

Describe the method of making the following combination highball:

Mint Julep

A
  1. Muddle 2 sprigs of fresh mint leaves with:
    1 tsp sugar and
    1 Tbsp. water in bottom of glass until sugar is dissolved
  2. Then add ice
  3. Fill 2 oz bourbon
  4. Garnish with mint sprigs
39
Q

Describe the method of making the following combination highball:

Mojito

A
  1. Muddle 2 sprigs of fresh mint leaves with:
    1 tsp sugar and
    1 Tbsp. lemon juice in bottom of glass until sugar is dissolved
  2. Then add ice
  3. Fill with 2 oz light rum
  4. Splash club soda and stir
  5. Garnish with mint sprig, lime, and sugarcane stick
40
Q

Describe the method of making the following combination highball:

Caipirinha
(ka-purr-in-ya)

A
  1. Muddle 1 medium lime cut into 8 wedges, peel side down with:
    1 tsp sugar in bottom of chilled glass
  2. Then add ice
  3. Fill with 2 oz cachaça
  4. Stir
  5. Garnish with lime wedges and/or sugarcane sticks

Tropical fruit juices may also be added (e.g. mango, passion fruit, etc.)

41
Q

Describe the method of making the following combination highball:

Green Monster

A
  1. 2 oz tequila
  2. 1 oz Midori
  3. Fill with grapefruit juice
42
Q

Describe the method of making the following combination highball:

Shady Lady

A
  1. 1 oz tequila
  2. 1 oz Midori
  3. Fill with grapefruit juice
43
Q

Name the highball described:

  1. 1.5 oz gin
  2. Fill with tonic
  3. Garnish with lime
A

Gin and Tonic

44
Q

Name the highball described:

  1. 1.5 oz gin
  2. Fill with orange juice
  3. Garnish with orange
A

Orange Blossom

45
Q

Name the highball described:

  1. 1.5 oz vodka
  2. Fill with tonic
  3. Garnish with lime
A

Vodka Tonic

46
Q

Name the highball described:

  1. 1.5 oz vodka
  2. Fill with orange juice
  3. No garnish
A

Screwdriver

47
Q

Name the highball described:

  1. 1.5 oz vodka
  2. 1/2 oz of lime juice
  3. Fill with cranberry juice
  4. Garnish with lime
A

Cape Cod/
Cape Codder

48
Q

Name the highball described:

  1. 1.5 oz vodka
  2. FIll with grapefruit juice
  3. No garnish
A

Greyhound

49
Q

Name the highball described:

  1. 1.5 oz vodka or gin
  2. Fill with grapefruit juice
  3. Serve with salted rim
  4. No garnish
A

Salty Dog

50
Q

Name the highball described:

  1. 1.5 oz vodka
  2. Fill with grapefruit juice
  3. Color with cranberry juice
  4. Garnish with lime
A

Sea Breeze

51
Q

Name the highball described:

  1. 1.5 oz vodka or dark rum
  2. Fill with pineapple juice
  3. Color with cranberry juice
  4. No garnish
A

Hawaiian Sea Breeze

52
Q

Name the highball described:

  1. 1.5 oz vodka
  2. Fill with equal parts cranberry and orange juice
  3. No garnish
A

Madras

53
Q

Name the highball described:

  1. 1.5 oz vodka
  2. Fill with grape juice
  3. Splash of ginger ale
  4. No garnish
A

Transfusion

54
Q

Name the highball described:

  1. 1.5 oz vodka or tequila
  2. 3 oz tomato juice
  3. Dash any combination of the following:
    • Lemon juice
    • Black pepper
    • Tabasco
    • Rose’s lime juice
    • Worcestershire sauce
    • Salt
  4. Garnish with lime and celery stick

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

A

Bloody Mary/
Bloody Maria

55
Q

Name the highball described:

  1. 1.5 oz rum
  2. Fill with coke
  3. Garnish with lime
A

Cuba Libre/
Rum and Coke

56
Q

Name the highball described:

  1. 1.5 oz rum
  2. Fill with tonic
  3. Garnish with lime
A

Rum and Tonic

57
Q

Name the highball described:

  1. 1.5 oz dark rum
  2. Fill with orange juice
  3. No garnish
A

Rumble

58
Q

Name the highball described:

  1. 1.5 oz dark rum
  2. Fill with pineapple juice
  3. No garnish
A

Rum and Pineapple

59
Q

Name the highball described:

  1. 1.5 oz Malibu rum
  2. Fill with equal parts cranberry and pineapple juice
  3. No garnish
A

Malibu Bay Breeze

60
Q

Name the highball described:

  1. 1.5 oz tequila
  2. Fill with orange juice
  3. Color with a few drops of grenadine
A

Tequila Sunrise

61
Q

Name the highball described:

  1. 1.5 oz tequila
  2. Fill with orange juice
  3. Color with a few drops of Creme de Cassis
  4. Garnish with orange
A

Tequila Sunset

62
Q

Name the highball described:

  1. 2 oz tequila
  2. 1/2 oz Rose’s Lime Juice
  3. Splash Coca-Cola
  4. Garnish with lime
A

Mexicola

63
Q

Name the highball described:

  1. 1 oz vodka
  2. 1/2 oz Midori
  3. Fill with orange juice
A

Melonball

64
Q

Name the highball described:

  1. 1 oz vodka
  2. 1/2 oz Midori
  3. Fill with pineapple juice
A

Pearl Harbor

65
Q

Name the highball described:

  1. 1 oz vodka
  2. Fill with orange juice
  3. Float 1/2 oz Galliano
A

Harvey Wallbanger

66
Q

Name the highball described:

  1. 1 oz vodka
  2. 1/2 oz sloe gin
  3. Fill with orange juice
A

Sloe Screw

67
Q

Name the highball described:

  1. 1 oz vodka
  2. 1/2 oz sloe gin
  3. 1/2 oz Southern Comfort
  4. Fill with orange juice
A

Sloe Comfortable Screw

68
Q

Name the highball described:

  1. 1/2 oz vodka
  2. 1/2 oz sloe gin
  3. 1/2 oz Southern Comfort
  4. Fill with orange juice
  5. Float 1/2 oz Galliano
A

Sloe Comfortable Screw Up Against the Wall

69
Q

Name the highball described:

  1. 1.5 oz peach schnapps
  2. Fill with orange juice
  3. Garnish with orange slice
A

Fuzzy Navel

70
Q

Name the highball described:

  1. 1 oz vodka
  2. 1/2 oz peach schnapps
  3. Fill with orange juice
  4. Garnish with orange
A

Hairy Navel

71
Q

Name the highball described:

  1. 1 oz vodka
  2. 1 oz peach schnapps
  3. Fill with equal cranberry and orange juice
    (sub: grapefruit or pineapple)
  4. Garnish with cherry
A

Sex on the Beach #1

72
Q

Name the highball described:

  1. 1 oz vodka
  2. 1/2 oz Midori
  3. 1/2 oz raspberry liqueur (Chambord)
  4. Fill with pineapple juice
A

Sex on the Beach #2

73
Q

Name the highball described:

  1. 1 oz peach schnapps
  2. 1/2 oz vodka
  3. Fill with cranberry juice
A

Woo Woo

74
Q

Name the highball described:

  1. 1 oz Kahlua
  2. 1 oz Galliano
  3. Fill with club soda
  4. Splash coke
  5. Splash beer (optional)
A

California Rootbeer

75
Q

Name the highball described:

  1. 1 oz Southern Comfort
  2. 1/2 oz Sloe Gin
  3. 1/2 oz Amaretto
  4. Fill with pineapple juice
A

Hawaiian Punch

76
Q

Name the highball described:

  1. 2 oz bourbon
  2. Fill with equal parts club soda and ginger ale
  3. Garnish with a lemon twist
A

Presbyterian

77
Q

Name the highball described:

  1. Muddle 2 sprigs of fresh mint leaves with:
    1 tsp sugar and
    1 Tbsp. water in bottom of glass until sugar is dissolved
  2. Then add ice
  3. Fill 2 oz bourbon
  4. Garnish with mint sprigs
A

Mint Julep

78
Q

Name the highball described:

  1. Muddle 2 sprigs of fresh mint leaves with:
    1 tsp sugar and
    1 Tbsp. lemon juice in bottom of glass until sugar is dissolved
  2. Then add ice
  3. Fill with 2 oz light rum
  4. Splash club soda and stir
  5. Garnish with mint sprig, lime, and sugarcane stick
A

Mojito

79
Q

Name the highball described:

  1. Muddle 1 medium lime cut into 8 wedges, peel side down with:
    1 tsp sugar in bottom of chilled glass
  2. Then add ice
  3. Fill with 2 oz cachaça
  4. Stir
  5. Garnish with lime wedges and/or sugarcane sticks

Tropical fruit juices may also be added (e.g. mango, passion fruit, etc.)

A

Caipirinha
(ka-purr-in-ya)

80
Q

Name the highball described:

  1. 2 oz tequila
  2. 1 oz Midori
  3. Fill with grapefruit juice
A

Green Monster

81
Q

Name the highball described:

  1. 1 oz tequila
  2. 1 oz Midori
  3. Fill with grapefruit juice
A

Shady Lady