Creative Loafing Tampa Bay

Highball 2023

Save the date: Friday, December 8th, 2023

Raise a glass! Your favorite cocktail competition is back for another round of tipsy fun.

Highball is back, presented by Beam Suntory, and this year, we're switching things up a bit by highlighting the namesake drink, the highball cocktail.

Sample your way around more than a dozen unique highballs created with Haku Vodka, Sipsmith Gin, Suntory Whisky Toki, or Tres Generaciones Tequila crafted by Tampa Bay's top mixologists. Vote for your favorite in each spirit category and help select an overall winner to be named Tampa Bay’s Best Highball. Plus, enjoy live music and entertainment, local bites, and more!

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