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The Highball Cocktail and Its History

The highball cocktail refers to a family of mixed drinks that have an alcohol base spirit and a larger part of non-alcoholic mixer; a good example is the Cuba Libre which is made using one part rum and three parts Cola, or the Scotch and Soda where whiskey is simply mixed with carbonated water.

The Last Word Cocktail

The Last Word is one of the most representative Prohibition-era cocktails, because it is based on gin, which was one of the types of alcohol most easily found; this is because it was easy to cook at home, in the bathtub, a habit many people took to at that time.

The Michelada Cocktail

The Michelada cocktail is a very interesting Mexican beer cocktail, or cerveza preparada as they call it, that is made by adding all sorts of spices and sauces into the beer, and consuming it like a beer lemonade using a straw.

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