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Rob Roy

The Rob Roy is essentially a Scotch Manhattan that mixes Scotch whisky with sweet vermouth and a dash of Angostura bitters. This cocktail offers a smoky twist on the classic, providing a robust and flavorful experience for you.

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rob roy cocktail on a wooden bar

Rob Roy

Prep Time: 3 minutes
Total Time: 3 minutes
4.5 from 2 votes
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Scottish
Keyword: rob roy, Scotch, sweet vermouth
Servings: 1
Author: Paul Kushner
Scotch's answer to the Manhattan.


  • 2 oz Scotch whisky
  • 1 oz Sweet vermouth
  • Angostura bitters dash
  • Maraschino cherry for garnish


  • Fill your mixing glass with ice cubes.
  • Pour in the Scotch whisky and sweet vermouth.
  • Add a dash of Angostura bitters.
  • Stir well for about 20 seconds to chill the drink.
  • Strain the mix into your chilled glass.
  • Garnish with a maraschino cherry.
  • Enjoy drinking your classy Rob Roy.
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Paul Kushner

Written by Paul Kushner

Founder and CEO of MyBartender. Graduated from Penn State University. He always had a deep interest in the restaurant and bar industry. His restaurant experience began in 1997 at the age of 14 as a bus boy. By the time he turned 17 he was serving tables, and by 19 he was bartending/bar managing 6-7 nights a week.

In 2012, after a decade and a half of learning all facets of the industry, Paul opened his first restaurant/bar. In 2015, a second location followed, the latter being featured on The Food Network’s Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives.

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