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

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

Notes

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

Cocktail summary
Posted by Dan on 6/06/2010
Created by
Savoy Cocktail Book
Year
1930
Is an
authentic recipe
Curator
Not yet rated
Average
3 stars
(10 ratings)
YieldsDrink
Cocktail Book
Log in or sign up to start building your Cocktail Book.
From other users
  • 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 — ★★★
Similar cocktails
  • Rob Roy (Smokey and Funky) — Scotch, Dry vermouth, Sweet vermouth, Orange liqueur, Maraschino Liqueur, Peychaud's Bitters, Orange bitters
  • Lousã Special — Bourbon, Bianco Vermouth, Beirao
  • Neyah's White Manhattan, Tweaked — White whiskey, Dry vermouth, Bénédictine, Orange bitters, Cranberry bitters
  • Meditation purpose — Bourbon, Dry vermouth, Apricot liqueur, Amaro Nonino, Elisir Novasalus
  • Someone Else — Scotch, Dry vermouth, Cynar, Apricot liqueur
  • Dreadlock Holiday — Jamaican rum, Suze, Bianco Vermouth, Pineapple liqueur, Lemon peel
  • Alchemist — Scotch, Aromatized wine, Orange liqueur, Orange bitters, Lemon peel
  • The Bottom Line — Islands Scotch, Manzanilla sherry, Bärenjäger, Orange bitters, Bitters, CioCiaro
  • Pico de Orizaba — Reposado Tequila, Cappelletti Aperitivo, Dry vermouth, Aromatized wine, Bitters
  • Buffo Rosato — Rye, Chinato, Pear eau de vie, Rosato Vermouth, Cranberry bitters, Lemon peel
Comments

Imbibe suggests subbing Byrrh for the sweet vermouth and bitters, and adding a cherry to the garnish.