Rob Roy

The Rob Roy, also known as a Scotch Manhattan, is a superb occasion cocktail or aperitif because the spicy mixture of sweet vermouth and aromatic bitters nicely combines the distinctive characteristics of Johnnie Walker.


2 oz. Johnnie Walker Red Label
1 oz. Sweet vermouth
2 dashes Aromatic bitters
Orange zest

Tools of the Trade

  • Jigger
  • Mixing Glass
  • Bar Spoon
  • Strainer
  • Peeler
  • Coupe Cocktail Glass


  1. Combine all the ingredients in an ice-filled mixing glass and stir well.
  2. Strain and serve neat in a cocktail glass.
  3. Twist a piece of orange zest over the glass to release the aromatic oils.
  4. Garnish with the orange zest and a brandied-cherry for the perfect Rob Roy.

Leave a comment

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.