Mamie Taylor Cocktail

Description
Blended Scotch, Ginger beer, Lime juice, Lime
Ingredients
2ozBlended Scotch
12ozLime juice
4ozGinger beer (*4-6oz)
1sliLime
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
Yield
Drink
Year1899
Created byRochester NY, (Bill Sterritt?)
AuthenticityAuthentic recipe
Referencehttp://wiki.webtender.com/wiki/Mamie_Taylor
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Cocktailian on 12/19/2013
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