The Water of Life: Medicinal Booze

Uisge Beatha     It was called the ‘the water of life,’ uisge beatha, an ancient tonic distilled from barley, a potent potion for all ailments, pox to palsy, colic to colds. Irish monks discovered the process of fermenting the grain in the 12th century, and for hundreds of years people swore by the  medicinal powers... Continue Reading →

Create a website or blog at

Up ↑