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poitín

(pɒˈtiːn)
n
(Brewing) the Irish Gaelic spelling of poteen
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There was a Hungarian groundskeeper who would bring us in Hungarian poitin.
Rupert Poitin, of Glass's, said: "We believe this is because large numbers of buyers are selling their bangers and signing up to low-cost new and used car PCP deals to get behind the wheel of a newer model.
Tullamore Dew is selling well, as is a new product, a Poitin (or white Irish whiskey), from newcomer Glendalough.
Poitin, an un-aged spirit (a white whiskey if you will), has been notorious as Irish moonshine for centuries and now a few, more refined examples are breaching our shores.
poitin has thrived for a step up to two miles and tackles that trip again in the Betdaq No premium Charge handicap at Kempton.
POITIN is making a comeback thanks to licensed distilleries putting the spirit on shop shelves.
This urge for a series of "counter-representations," on the other hand, was the animating focus of the independent Irish cinema of the 1970s and 80s, such as Bob Quinn's Irish-language films Poitin (1977) and Budawanny (1986) or the films of his apprentice Joe Comerford such as Down the Corner (1977), Traveller (1981, written by Neil Jordan), or Reefer and the Model (1987).
She begins with the story of Kitty Carroll, Aghnameena, County Monaghan, a poitin maker, who was executed by the IRA suspected of passing on information to the British authorities:
Complex and mellow, it's aged for 10 years and then spends two seasons in beached Poitin (small pot) barrels for a sniff of the untamed island of Inish Turk Beg, off the west coast of Ireland.
Liam also offered us a lift down to Rathcoole's nocturnal delights, where the An Poitin Stil and Baurnafea House figure large in village life.
Edge Of Town 5g Witness Box -Hackler Poitin Jon Glews 33-RPR 106b He should probably have won both his bumpers.
His band, Poitin & Stout, plays the festival at 1 p.