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Simple Drinks: Fernet and Coke

Mira Evnine & Liz Clayman 3 comments

Bitter and aromatic Fernet enhances the spice inherent in Coca Cola. More

Cool Soda + Surprising Booze: How to Make Trick Dog's Awesome Highballs at Home

Maggie Hoffman 8 comments

You're probably familiar with a handful of highballs: the classic Gin & Tonic, the Rum & Coke, the Paloma. Not many folks are working at expanding the booze + soda = drink genre. But Morgan Schick of San Francisco's Trick Dog is—a handful of unusual highballs have appeared on every menu since the bar's opening. More

5 Essential Highballs

Cocktail 101 Michael Dietsch 9 comments

This week, we're discussing highballs, perhaps the easiest class of cocktail to make. A highball is a group of drinks made of a base spirit and a larger proportion of a non-alcoholic mixer. Now, most highballs are pretty straightforward—fill a glass with ice, pour on a shot of Jack, and fill the glass with Coke, for example. They're hard to screw up at a bar, and the large proportion of unleaded mixer helps you stay hydrated when you're out for a night of drinking. With one exception, the drinks I'll feature this week require a little more work than a pour of spirit and a spray from a soda gun, but they deliver a greater reward as well. More

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