Rob Roy – Make The Classic Pre-Prohibition Recipe

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Rob Roy
Rob Roy

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


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Rob Roy

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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.


  • 2 dashes Angostura Bitters

  • 1 oz Sweet Vermouth

  • 2 oz Scotch


  • 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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