Mimie Taylor

Difficulty Easy
Technique Built

Mamie Taylor was a famous opera singer around the turn of the 20th century and one story goes that a Rochester, New York bartender created this drink at her request sometime around 1899. This tall cooler is a simple three-ingredient cocktail, that blends Scotch, Lime Juice and is topped with Ginger Beer.


  • 2 oz. 60ml Whisky, Scotch, blended
  • 0.5 oz. 15ml Lime Juice
  • top top Ginger Ale
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Pour the whiskey and lime juice into a highball glass filled with ice. Top with Ginger Ale


Lime wedge

More about this drink

Thirty years after its creation, the Mamie Taylor appears in Albert Stevens Crockett’s 1935 The Old Wardorf-Astoria Bar Book was sadly never managed to recover from Prohibition and has since faded from the limelight.


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