In Japan, home to the upcoming Summer Olympics, the age-old thirst quencher is affectionately dubbed the “highball”. The Highball was a favorite of whisky drinkers in Japan in the 1950s. It was created to bring the proof of the whisky down and open it up in a refreshing way to pair well with Japanese cuisine. Highballs soon became an instant and widespread hit in the Land of the Rising Sun.
There’s no denying, Monica from the 90s sitcom “Friends” knew how to throw a proper party and mix a classic cocktail. It’s seems like some of that talent extended to actress Courteney Cox’s personal bar skills.
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Gambling became legal in Las Vegas in the 1930s. Since then the city has become the epicenter of casinos and other forms of entertainment. The state of Nevada and Las Vegas especially have always been notable for their free spirit. For instance, it is legal to smoke and drink alcohol on the streets and in many public places.
Diageo has teamed up with Hollywood actor Stanley Tucci to present Tanqueray gin-based cocktails