Rob Roy Cocktail – Classic Early 1900s Old Waldorf Astoria Recipe

This is literally just a Manhattan made with Scotch instead of bourbon. I wont lie, I just added this here to pad my Scotch section up a bit. There just aren’t that many cocktails made with Scotch, but having said that, this is a damn fine version of the Manhattan.

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Rob Roy Cocktail – Original Old Waldorf Astoria Recipe

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Course: DrinksCuisine: American
Servings

1

servings
Calories

193

kcal
ABV

32%

Total time

3

minutes

Learn how to make the classic Rob Roy cocktail for the 1935 Old Waldorf Astoria cocktail book which documented the drinks they served from 1880 to 1920. As a Manhattan made with scotch this is sure to delight.

Ingredients

  • 2 dashes Angostura Bitters

  • 1 oz Sweet Vermouth

  • 2 oz Scotch

Directions

  • Add Ice To Mixing Glass and combine all ingredients in the mixing glass.
  • Stir the ingredients for 20 – 30 seconds to properly chill and dilute the drink.
  • Strain into glass.

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