1 oz Scotch (pref cask strength)
1 twst Lemon peel (expressed and discarded)

Stir, strain, straight up, cocktail glass, express lemon peel and discard


A cask-strength scotch will give good alcohol balance. Essentially a Perfect Rob Roy with an inverted ratio (more vermouth than scotch).

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Posted by Dan on 6/06/2010
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  • 11/9/13
  • An easy-going Rob Roy. Nice with a single malt (Balvenie Doublewood) and Punt e Mes. Even more interesting using half Islay (Bowmore Legend). I think all Islay would be too much, but half Laphroaig Quarter Cask would be worth — ★★★
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Imbibe suggests subbing Byrrh for the sweet vermouth and bitters, and adding a cherry to the garnish.