The capital of Ireland is Dublin, a affluent and populous city, that is home to more than a quarter of the country’s population.
Although now urbanized its culture still retains many unique characteristics and the people are still proud of their folklore and old social traditions one of which is Poitin, which has been anglicized as Poteen a traditional Irish distilled beverage of 40-90% ABV.
Poitin is distilled in small pot stills. Today Poitin is distilled all over Ireland illegally, but there are a number of distillers who have a licence to produce it.
Poitin is distilled to 60 – 90% ABV and consumed as an unaged spirit.
V and P Baijiu Cocktail
35ml of V.I.P Jiu 8
35ml of Poitin
3 ice cubes
A slice of lemon
Put the ice, V.I.P Jiu 8 and Poitin in tall glass, stir and top with tonic water, float a lemon slice on the top.