The Best Cocktails and Most Popular Mixed Drink Recipes!

Find the perfect drink!

Browse by categories or ingredients

Read what others had to say about each recipe

››› Go to the Top 10


Robert Burns

The Robert Burns is a great way to enjoy a good Scotch.

[Classic] [Strong]

Ingredients [ oz | cl ][ My Bar ]
2 oz Scotch[ Add ]
1 dash Absinthe[ Add ]
34 oz Sweet Vermouth[ Add ]
1 dash Orange Bitters[ Add ]
Method: Prepare in a shaker
Glass: Cocktail
  1. Pour the ingredients in a cocktail shaker filled with ice.
  2. Shake well.
  3. Strain into cocktail glass.

Volume: 2.8 oz
Alcohol units: 2.8 standard drinks
Alcohol by volume (ABV): 33%


Times viewed: 10075
Average Score: 8.5 (2 votes)

My Score


The Robert Burns (or Bobby/Bobbie Burns) is one of those classic cocktails from the golden age of adult beverages. Most people would associate the drink with Robert Burns, the famed Scottish poet of the 1700's, but according to Crockett in The Old Waldorf-Astoria Bar Book it may have been named after a cigar salesman who was a regular at the bar.

User Lists


Post a comment about this drink:

Added by mlbuck69 on
Last updated on 2014-11-17 20:33:55
Status: Approved