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Rob Roy

rob roy cocktail
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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 Angostura bitters instead of aromatic bitters. The difference is delicious.


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  • 2 ounces scotch
  • 3/4 ounce sweet vermouth
  • 3 dashes Angostura bitters
  • Garnish: brandied cherry


  1. Add all the ingredients into a mixing glass over ice and stir.

  2. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.

  3. Garnish with 2 speared brandied cherries.