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Rob Roy

Rated as 4.4 out of 5 Stars

"The blended Scotch version of the Manhattan. Named after the title character in a Sir Walter Scott novel, Rob Roy was a Robin Hood-like figure."
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5 m servings
Original recipe yields 1 servings (1 drink)


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  1. Pour Scotch and vermouth into a glass with ice cubes. Shake in bitters, stir, and garnish with a maraschino cherry.

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I love a good Rob Roy but prefer it "perfect" which is 1 Tbls sweet vermouth and 1 Tbls dry vermouth instead of all sweet. I usually skip the bitters. Always garnish with a cherry. Shake and se...

My neighbor tells me this is pretty darn good, 4/5 stars. I didn't try it because I don't care for whiskey. Pretty drink!

My old man's favorite drink...he'd always take it dry with a couple of olives

3.28.18 I know, I know, but I had to modify this drink. I’ve always added a little dry vermouth to a Rob Roy and added more sweet vermouth to give me the perfect cocktail today!