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.
Pour the whiskey and lime juice into a highball glass filled with ice. Top with Ginger Ale
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.