Designed & produced by Éric McLewis


This jig has different other names like Drops of Whiskey, New Drops of Brandy, Oh Mary Take My Advice, etc.
It is part of the Irish repertoire as a slip jig, but also of the English (Northumberland) and Scottish ones.
A Scottish jig from 17th century, Hey My Nanny, is known to have inspired this Drops Of Brandy.

It is essentially played in Scottish Country Dance (Strip The Willow) : the dance is then named Drops Of Brandy.

I've chosen a beat closed to the one of the dance which is a bit lower than for a Scottish jig on bagpipe.

Drops Of Brandy

Scottish bagpipe tunes




- score written by Éric McLewis with CelticPipes