Cocktail College


The Rob Roy

Season 1, Ep. 33

In an exploration of the world’s most famous Scotch whisky cocktail — The Rob Roy — Adam Montgomerie, a Scottish native and bar manager at Hawksmoor New York, takes us on a whisky, sweet vermouth, and bitters deep dive. Listen on (or read below) to discover Montgomerie’s Rob Roy recipe — and don’t forget to subscribe! 


Adam Montgomerie’s Rob Roy Recipe 



- 2 ounces single malt Scotch, such as Clynelish 14 Year Old 

- 1 ounce sweet vermouth, such as Martini Rosso 

- 2 dashes Angostura bitters 

Garnish: 1 brandied cherry 



1. Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass with ice. 

2. Stir until cold and strain into a chilled Nick and Nora glass. 

3. Garnish with cherry. (Optional: express and discard a lemon or orange twist.) 


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