Recipe: The Classic Scotch Cocktail

How to make a classic -- and classy -- cocktail

Credit: Courtesy Campagnolo

The Rob Roy scotch cocktail

The Classic Scotch Cocktail: The Rob Roy

A classic refreshing start to your evening cocktails.


  • 1.5 oz. Glenfiddich Scotch
  • 0.5 oz.  Cinzano red vermouth
  • Dash of angostura bitters


  1. Mix the scotch and vermouth in a shaker glass, stir gently.
  2. Strain into a chilled martini glass and add a dash of bitters.
  3. Garnish with an orange twist.

Recipe courtesy Giovanni Giardino, Campagnolo bar manager.

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