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Mamie Taylor

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Michael Dietsch

Use a blended scotch that’s not too mild, such as Compass Box Great King Street or The Famous Grouse Smoky Black, in this cocktail from Michael Dietsch's "Whiskey: A Spirited Story with 75 Classic & Original Cocktails."

Ingredients

  • 2 ounces blended scotch (such as Compass Box Great King Street or The Famous Grouse Smoky Black)
  • 3/4 ounce lime juice, freshly squeezed
  • Ginger beer, chilled, to top
  • Garnish: lime wedge

Steps

  1. Add the scotch and lime juice to a highball glass full of ice.

  2. Top with the ginger beer and stir briefly and gently to combine.

  3. Garnish with a lime wedge.