Keystone Highball

By Julia Momose featured in How to Drink French Fluently
A versatile cocktail with flavors spanning from the apéritif to the nightcap.

The ingredients

The Method

  1. Fill a highball or Collins glass two thirds full with ice
  2. Stir to chill the glass, then drain off any water
  3. Pour the tea, St-Germain, and whiskey into the glass and stir gently to combine
  4. Pour soda water down the side of the glass so as to retain carbonation
  5. Add ice and top with a final splash of soda water
  6. Express the lemon peel, then discard
  7. Garnish with the fresh bay leaf