Smoke & Wine Highball
Hakushu 12-year single malt is the smoky member of the Beam Suntory whisky portfolio. As with most Japanese whisky, though, the flavor is gentle and bright, with smoke notes playing a supporting role as opposed to a starring role.
The vermouth component of the cocktail is a tribue to a classic sherry cocktail called The Adonis. In the Smoke & Wine, the addition of vermut brings a sweet, warm, wormwood hint, while the Rancio Sec dries out the cocktail.
Black-tea infused rye and lemon syrup transform the classic whiskey highball into southern summer classic.
Smoky, with a hint of peppery spice, this highball is an alternative to the classic whiskey version.
The soft flavor of Hibiki blended whisky is accompanied by saffron, honey, apricot, cucumber, and ginger.
Lightly smoked Japanese single-malt whiskey combines with sweet wine and vermouth notes in this highball.
12-year single malt Japanese Whisky makes this most-basic version of the highball.