Made in Ireland since the early 17th Century, poteen or poitin translates as 'little pot' a term referring to the small, home-made stills in which it is usually produced. Traditionally made from either potatoes or grain, the production of poteen was outlawed in 1661, and remained illegal until the late 1990s. Read More »
A punchy bottling of the infamous Irish moonshine known as Poitin(Poteen), put together by the folks of the Teeling Whisky Company. A blend of double-distilled malt spirit and triple distilled maize spirit - classic Irish whiskey new make available to try before it's touched a barrel.
First released in September 2013, Bán Poitín (actually pronounced 'bawn potcheen') is produced in the village of Skibbereen on the south west coast of Ireland. Distilled in small batches using a combination of sugar beet and malted barley.
At a staggering 90% ABV, this remarkable quadruple-distilled spirit should NEVER be consumed neat and only one 25ml measure should be consumed in any 24-hr period. Useful as a float for cocktails. SILVER MEDAL (Best in Class) winner, 2006 International Wine and Spirit Competition.