Rob Roy (Difford's preferred spec.)

Difford's Guide

Ingredients

Barware

Martini glass
Measuring jigger
Mixing glass
Bar spoon
Strainer

Flavour Profile

Gentle
Boozy
Sweet
Sour

Nutrition

There are approximately 186 calories in one serving of Rob Roy (Difford's preferred spec.).

Times, Seasons & Occasions

Rob Roy (Difford's preferred spec.) image

Serve in a

Martini glass

Garnish:

Orange zest twist (discarded) & Luxardo Maraschino cherry

How to make:

STIR all ingredients with ice and strain into chilled glass.

2 fl oz Dewar's 12 Year Old Scotch whisky
1 fl oz Martini Rosso vermouth
2 dash Peychaud's Bitters
12 fl oz Chilled water (omit if using wet ice)
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AKA:

Scotch Manhattan

Comment:

The Scotch answer to the Manhattan with added complexity courtesy of Peychaud's aromatic bitters.

About:

This variation on the classic Rob Roy is recommended by author David Embury in his influential Fine Art of Mixing Drinks, and deservedly so.

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