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Brent Herrig

Jillian Vose, the bar manager at The Dead Rabbit in New York City, knows a thing or two about Irish whiskey and cocktails. This drink employs two expressions: Redbreast 12-year-old and Green Spot. Mix these with bitters, passion fruit syrup and Lemorton Pommeau de Normandie brandy, and enjoy.


  • 1/2 ounce Redbreast 12-year-old Irish whiskey
  • 1 ounce Green Spot Irish whiskey
  • 1/2 ounce Lemorton Pommeau de Normandie brandy
  • 1/2 tsp Giffard apricot brandy
  • 1/2 ounce Fusion verjus blanc
  • 1/2 tsp passion fruit syrup*
  • 2 dashes Angostura bitters
  • Garnish: lemon twist


  1. Add all ingredients into a mixing glass with ice and stir until chilled.

  2. Strain into a Nick & Nora glass.

  3. Garnish with a lemon twist.