Recipe courtesy of Tom Bullock

Bizzy Izzy High Ball

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 5 min
  • Active: 5 min
  • Yield: 1 high ball
We have Tom Bullock to thank for the Bizzy Izzy High Ball: He was the first known African American to write a cocktail manual (The Ideal Bartender) and he became famous for his drinks at social and country clubs in the early 1900s. Shake one up for happy hour!


  1. Combine 2 dashes of lemon juice, 2 teaspoons pineapple syrup and 3/4 ounce each sherry wine and rye or bourbon whiskey in a shaker with ice; shake until cold. Strain into a glass filled with ice. Garnish with a lemon slice.