Facebook LinkedIn Email Pinterest Twitter Instagram YouTube Icon Navigation Search Icon Main Search Icon Video Play Icon Plus Icon Minus Icon Check Icon Print Icon Note Icon Heart Icon Filled Heart Icon Single Arrow Icon Double Arrow Icon Hamburger Icon TV Icon Close Icon Sorted Hamburger/Search Icon
Article

A Taste of the Irish

Article Image

Derry Derby by Phil Mauro. 

Save to Recipe Box
Print
Add Private Note
Saved Add to List

    Add to List

Print
Add Recipe Note

The spelling of whisk(e)y can be confusing and I think it’s all a bit silly but people care about these things.

Whisky comes from Scotland, Canada, and Japan 

Whiskey comes from America and Ireland

Multiple whiskies come from Scotland, Canada, and Japan

Multiple whiskeys come from America and Ireland

The short way to remember that is the countries with E’s in their names, United States of America and Ireland, are spelled with an E in whiskey. 

But as more countries begin making whisk(e)y, we’ll have to revisit the question. There are already whiskies from India, Sweden, and Wales, all spelled without the E despite the Es in some of their names. 

Did all that thinking make you thirsty? Me too! Here’s a super easy, low-thinking whiskey drink made with Irish whiskey brand Paddy. 

Feel free to substitute any blended Irish whiskey for Paddy. You can also substitute honey syrup (honey diluted in equal parts boiling water) in this recipe for easier mixing- just double the amount. For the bitters, you can try substituting a different brand of citrusy bitters if you have them. I used two dashes of grapefruit bitters and one dash of Angostura. 

Derry Derby 
By Phil Mauro of Rye in San Francisco

2 fl. oz.  Paddy Irish Whiskey
.75 fl. oz. Fresh Grapefruit Juice
.5 fl. oz. Honey
2 dashes Bittermens Boston Bittahs

Shake all ingredients with ice and fine strain (to remove pulp) into a cocktail glass. 

 

Comments

Leave a Comment

Comments

Leave A Comment

Your email address will not be published.

Delicious Dish

Find the inspiration you crave for your love of cooking

Fine Cooking Magazine

Subscribe today
and save up to 44%

Already a subscriber? Log in.

Video

View All

Season 4 Extras

Durham, North Carolina (412)

From rooftop to rain in North Carolina, Moveable Feast host Pete Evans is joined by the Lantern restaurant co-founders and siblings Andrea & Brendan Reusing to create an amazing local…

View all Moveable Feast recipes and video extras

Connect

Follow Fine Cooking on your favorite social networks