This easy highball is adapted from a recipe from Brian Means of The Fifth Floor in San Francisco. You can adjust the lime juice to your taste depending on how sweet your ginger beer is.
- Yield:makes 1 cocktail
- Active time: 3 minutes
- Total time:3 minutes
- 2 ounces Irish whiskey
- 1 ounce freshly squeezed lime juice, from about two limes
- Ginger beer, chilled
- Garnish: lime twist
Add whiskey and lime juice to a cocktail shaker and fill with ice. Shake until well chilled, about 15 seconds. Strain into an ice-filled highball glass. Top with ginger beer and garnish with lime twist.