Easy: Rob Roy (pictured above)
You've heard of the Manhattan, but what about the Rob Roy? Scotch's answer to the Manhattan, this classic simply pairs Scotch and sweet vermouth for a smooth, compelling cocktail that showcases the whisky. Use a high-quality sweet vermouth for Manhattans, like Carpano Antica.
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Instructions: In a mixing glass with ice, combine 2 ounces of Scotch and 1 ounce of Carpano Antica sweet vermouth. Add one dash of Angostura. Stir until well-chilled. Strain into a rocks glass over ice. Garnish with three brandied cherries.