1⁄2 oz Lime juice
4 oz Ginger beer (*4-6oz)
1 sli Lime
Instructions

In a tall glass filled with ice squeeze half a lime then add Scotch.

Top with ginger beer and garnish with a lime wedge.

Notes

This recipe works best with a spicier ginger beer

History

A classic made specially for the famed opera singer Mayme Taylor (there is no real reason noted why her name spelling changed) by a barman who couldn't fill her first order of claret lemonade. Instead she sipped this gingery, smoky, citrusy pour and was sold.

Cocktail summary
Picture of Mamie Taylor Cocktail
2011 Kindred Cocktails
Created by
Rochester NY, (Bill Sterritt?)
Year
1899
Is an
authentic recipe
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  • Better than the white rum version of dark n stormy — ★★★
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