[thechat] Strange booze (was: More Big Truck Stuff!)

Martin Burns martin at easyweb.co.uk
Fri May 5 03:17:31 CDT 2006

On Thu, 04 May 2006 19:25:04 -0400, Garrett Coakley <garrett at polytechnic.co.uk> wrote:
> I actually preferred the Brennivín to the poteens I've had. It had a
> smoother taste - although "taste" is a strange word to be using with
> this stuff, "sensation" might be more accurate - which I think was
> due to the cumin they add to it.

Indeed - like Nanny Ogg's brandy, it's not so much drunk as inhaled ;-)

The other difference being in the quality control you get from a
real manufacturing setup, rather than 'a still out in the shed'.

> Both are interesting in their own right though. I wouldn't want to
> drink either on a regular basis but it's always interesting to sample
> the different ways people find to get smashed around the world *:)

Anyone other than me drunk much cask strength malt whisky?

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