The Rob Roy

This variation of The Manhattan is named in honor of the 17th century, legendary Scottish thief and hero, Rob MacGregor. Roy is the Scottish colloquial term for a man with red hair, the color of this drink. 

Recipe

1 1/2 oz. Scotch, 3/4 oz. Sweet Vermouth (Dash of Bitters if desired)
Build over ice in Rocks glass, or Stir & Strain into a chilled Cocktail glass to serve up
Garnish with a cherry

For a Perfect variation, use equal parts of Sweet & Dry vermouth
Garnish with a Twist


Use only Dry vermouth for a Dry version
Garnish with a Twist