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  • n  a mixed drink made of alcoholic liquor mixed with water or a carbonated beverage and served in a tall glass

  • If a visitor happened to ask for a highball, he was gently reminded that the club has never served liquor.
  • He was a bad artist who drew wonderful, lumpy dogs, and was often mistaken for one of them by strangers who had never seen him throw a highball glass.
  • Ruth and I turned down the famous Patton 75, a suicidal highball of champagne, brandy and possibly other disastrous mixtures.
News & Articles

  • Urban Spirits
    Bar: The Phoenix Bartender: Kazmira Drink: The Dirty Russian Ingredients: 1 oz Bellows Vodka Half oz Kahlua 2 percent Milk Espresso The Dirty Russian In a highball glass, pour vodka and Kahlua over ice. Slowly pour in milk and add a shot of espresso. Now curl up with a nice book in...
    July 3, 2013 - Urban Tulsa
Quotes

  • Mel Stottlemyre in TSN.ca
    I try to match a highball hitter against a highball pitcher, an offspeed hitter against an offspeed pitcher, a fastball hitter against a fastball pitcher. It may look unorthodox at times, but it's my opinion and my personnel against their... Dusty Baker http://www.google.com/url?q=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dusty_Baker&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNHa8EwQ_X9meBhwoxxKk2tdC9obZQ Dayton Daily News http://www.google.com/url?q=http://www.daytondailynews.com/blogs/content/shared-gen/blogs/dayton/cincinnatireds/entries/2009/05/20/volquez_to_skip_a_rotation_tur.html&source=dictionary&usg=AFQjCNEowY1NwGoLMmzQl6DuXMP1enPpZg May 20, 2009 47135 64033 highball I wasn't going to argue with him," Stottlemyre said. "I said: `He's a lowball hitter. This next guy's a highball hitter."

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