Purdys Went to the North Pole to Make Their Latest Chocolates
Cult-Fave Milk Bar Just Opened in Nordstrom
Breaking: There’s a New Comfort Food Lunch Pop-up Opening in Gastown
The Perfect Autumn Cocktail Recipe: Donostia Askatuta
Everything You Need to Know About the BCL’s 2022 Whisky Release
A New Pop-Up Wine Bar Is Coming to Strathcona in November
5 Things to Do in Vancouver This Week (November 28- December 4)
Meet Inclusive, Vancouver-Based Online Fitness Studio Movement by NM
5 Shows to Catch at the 2023 PuSh Festival
The Ultimate Winter Staycation Guide 2023: 6 Great Places to Explore in B.C.
B.C. Winter Staycation Guide 2023: 48 Hours in Tofino
B.C. Winter Staycation Guide 2023: Everything You Need to Know About Whistler’s Creekside
We Tried It: Indochino’s New Custom Women’s Suits
11 Holiday Gift Ideas from Local, Indigenous-Owned Brands
Nugu Brings design-led, sustainable dinnerware to North America
Like a “gifted” child who can’t play well with others, Scotch’s unique virtues—smokiness and peatiness chief among them—mean that it doesn’t often make a good cocktail ingredient. But over yonder glen comes the Rob Roy, essentially a Manhattan made with Scotch instead of rye or bourbon. And vermouth makes a suitable playmate. Tradition calls for this drink to be shaken and served in a martini glass, but stick with Scotch’s stomping grounds, the double rocks glass, and eschew the shaking for a manly drink, laddie. And while it’s tempting to add your favourite single malt (ordering a Talisker Rob Roy sounds cool) trust us—this is one instance where blended is best.
2 oz. blended Scotch whiskey (Johnnie Walker Red’ll do) 1 oz. sweet red vermouth 3 dashes Fee Bros. orange bitters (or Angostura in a pinch)
Pour into rocks glass over ice and garnish with a lemon peel.
For a video of Shaun Layton of George Lounge in Yaletown demonstrating how to mix a Rob Roy, visit Videos.vanmag.com