Rob Roy

Rob Roy Cocktail

Base Spirit: Scotch, Vermouth / Aperitif Wine

Type: Classics

Served: Neat/Up

Preparation: Stirred

Strength: Strong

Difficulty: Medium

Flavor Profile: Spirit-forward

About the Rob Roy Cocktail

Celebrate the Scottish folk hero with the classic whisky-based Rob Roy cocktail. This recipe is similar to the beloved Manhattan, but uses Scotch instead of rye whiskey and orange bitters instead of aromatic bitters. The difference is delicious—try it for yourself.

Ingredients in the Rob Roy Cocktail

  • 2 oz Scotch whisky
  • .75 oz Sweet vermouth
  • 3 dashes Angostura Bitters

Garnish: Cherry

Glass: Cocktail

How to make the Rob Roy Cocktail

Add all the ingredients to a mixing glass and fill with ice. Stir, and strain into a chilled cocktail glass. Garnish with a cherry.

Watch top mixologist Brooke Arthur make a proper Rob Roy in our How to Cocktail video.

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