Rob Roy Cocktail

Rob Roy Cocktail image
Serve in
a Martini glass...
2 shot Dewar's 12 Year Old Scotch whisky
1 shot Martini Rosso vermouth BUY
2 dash Angostura Aromatic Bitters BUY
shot Maraschino syrup (from cherry jar)(optional)
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How to make:

STIR all ingredients with ice and strain into chilled glass.

Garnish:

Lemon zest twist (discarded) & Luxardo Maraschino cherry

AKA:

Scotch Manhattan

Comment:

A Sweet Manhattan made with Scotch in place of bourbon. The dry, peaty whisky and bitters ensure it's not too sweet.

Variant:

'Highland', made with orange bitters instead of Angostura.

Origin:

Created in 1894 at New York's Waldorf - Astoria Hotel (the Empire State Building occupies the site today) and named, not after the Scottish folk hero and outlaw Robert Roy MacGregor, but after the Broadway show that was showing at the time.

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