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Compared to the Manhattan cocktail, Rob Roy uses scotch instead of American whiskey, making it a variation on the famous cocktail. It may not seem significant, but the change from bourbon to scotch is noticeable.

While Manhattan was created around 1880, it is believed that the Rob Roy emerged around 1894 at the Waldorf Astoria's original Fifth Avenue location.

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  1. Add the scotch, sweet vermouth, and bitters into a shaker filled with ice and shake.
  2. Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.

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