International Poitín Day - 18th November


International Poitín Day – the 24 hours we put aside every year to honour the rebellious souls who kept the spirit alive through its forbidden dark days – returns for it’s 4th rendition.

First celebrated right here at The Sun Tavern, this year its expanded its reach far beyond the streets of Bethnal Green, across the Irish Sea and into the finest drinking holes of Dublin, Belfast, Cork & Galway.

This year we hosted four Poitín brands at the forefront of the spirits revival – Micil Poitín, Glendalough, Mad March Hare & Ban Poitiín – who were all heavily featured on our cocktail list for the eve, with a free Poitín tasting on the day from 5pm.

All drinks were just £6 and they were lapped up. We’ve much in store already for 2019 so check in then.

Poitín Mule – Mad March Hare Poitín | Umbrella Brewing Ginger Beer | Citrus | Bitters.

Plain & Simple – Measure of Micil Poitín | Pint of Stout.

Bloody Murphy – Glendalough Poitín | Stout | Tomato | TST Spice Mix.