17 May 2025
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The Highball – The World Whisky Day 2019 Cocktail

World Whisky Day founder, Blair Bowman, reveals the official World Whisky Day cocktail for 2019.

The whisky highball is a long cocktail, perfect for experts and aficionados alike. This tall, mixed drink works for any kind of whisky. Easy to make and with few ingredients, this cocktail is a refreshing way to enjoy your favourite whisky.


  • 50 ml of Johnnie Walker Black Label whisky
  • Fever Tree ginger ale
  • Fresh ginger
  • Star anise


  1. Fill a highball glass with ice
  2. Pour the whisky into the glass
  3. Top with ginger ale
  4. Garnish with fresh ginger slice and star anise