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"Not so pure mountain due"


The Irish Post


April 17, 1999 (Page 11)

Over 70 gallons of illicit poitín were seized by the Gardaí over the Easter weekend - about £15,000 worth of the cratur was found in an illegal distillery just outside Buncrana.

The Gardaí also made another interesting discovery - the bodies of two decomposing rats in a vat of distillate.

I always wondered what gave the oul' poitín that added zest.