To The Eye – Rich golden bronze.
To The Nose – Blackcurrant, brown sugar, orange, plum and raisin.
To The Tongue – Fruit and syrup. Hazelnut with hints of cinnamon and lemon. A butterscotch sweetness adds to the overall complexity.
To The End – Fresh and fruity, with long lasting oaky sweetness.
Rob “Violet” Roy
Rob Roy is a cocktail similar to a Manhattan, using Scotch Whisky instead of Rye Whisky. Auchentoshan Three Wood complex flavour adds another dimension to one of the world’s earliest whisky cocktails.
50ml Auchentoshan Three Wood
12.5ml Red Vermouth
6ml Agave Syrup
2 dashes Angostura bitters
6ml Violet Liqueur
In a mixing glass full of ice, pour the violet syrup and stir. Strain the violet syrup out. Pour the rest of the ingredients over the ice, stir and strain in a martini glass.