- 2 shots Scotch
- 1 shot sweet vermouth
- 2 dashes of Angostura bitters
- 2 drops lemon juice
- 1 lemon peal
- Mix liquor into a shaker or bar glass and stir with ice
- Add to Martini or Low Ball Glass
- Garnish with Lemon peal
What’s in a Name?
According to Wikipedia there is a story to this drink with two first names.
The Rob Roy is a cocktail created in 1894 by a bartender at the Waldorf Astoria in Manhattan, New York City. The drink was named in honor of the premiere of Rob Roy, an operetta by composer Reginald De Koven and lyricist Harry B. Smith loosely based upon Scottish folk hero Rob Roy MacGregor. (source)