Rob Roy (Difford's recommended)

Rob Roy (Difford's recommended) image

Serve in

a Martini glass...
2 fl oz Dewar's 12 Year Old 'The Ancestor' blended Scotch whisky
1 fl oz Martini Rosso sweet vermouth
2 dash Peychaud's Aromatic Bitters
½ fl oz Chilled water (omit if using wet ice)
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How to make:

STIR all ingredients with ice and strain into chilled glass.


Orange zest twist (discarded) & Luxardo Maraschino cherry


Scotch Manhattan


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


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


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

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