Toasted Citrus Highball

The notes of sliced green pepper and delicate smoke in Dewar’s Illegal Smooth are mixed with the zest of pink grapefruit and fresh lemon juice, with a dash of honey to heighten the rich caramel aromas, charged together with soda water in this sublime splicing of scotch and mezcal.


  • 50mlDewar's Illegal Smooth
  • 25mlPink Grapefruit Juice
  • 20mlFresh lemon juice
  • 15mlHoney Water
  • 100mlSoda Water
  • Pink Grapefruit Wedge


1. Add all liquid ingredients (except soda) to chilled highball glass
2. Add cubed ice and soda
3. Stir from bottom of glass
4. Garnish with pink grapefruit slice
Highball PioneerTommy Dewar1864 - 1930

In 1892 while out with friends in New York, Tommy Dewar asked for a glass of Dewar’s whisky to be served high and with soda, ice and lemon and so the Dewar’s Original Highball was born, and became the perfect drink to enhance the smoothness of our whisky.

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