Rob Roy Cocktail

The Rob Roy cocktail is a variation to the Manhattan - it’s made with scotch instead of bourbon or rye whiskey.
How to make a Rob Roy Cocktail


Serve in a Martini glass

  • 2 shots scotch
  • 1 shot sweet vermouth
  • 2 dashes Angostura bitters

Garnish: 1 cherry

Tools & Equipment

How to Make

  1. Add all the ingredients to your mixing glass.
  2. Add ice & lovingly stir for 25-30 seconds.
  3. Strain into a chilled martini glass.
  4. Add the garnish.


Similarly to the Manhattan, a rob roy can be made in a rocks or old-fashioned glass served over ice if your customer prefers.

A Dry Rob Roy is made with dry vermouth instead of sweet vermouth using the same proportions (i.e. 1 shot) and a lemon twist instead of the cherry for the garnish.

A Perfect Rob Roy is made with half dry & half sweet vermouth (1/2 shot of each), and both a lemon twist & cherry for the garnish.

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