Named for Scottish folk hero Robert Roy MacGregor, the Rob Roy actually was created in the 1890’s at New York’s Waldorf-Astoria. Basically, it’s a Scotch Manhattan, and thoroughly wonderful.
- 2 1/2 ounces Scotch whiskey
- 1 1/2 teaspoons dry vermouth
- 1 lemon twist
- In a mixing glass half-filled with ice cubes, combine the Scotch Whiskey and vermouth.
- Stir well.
- Strain into a cocktail glass.
- Garnish with the lemon twist.