Raise a toast to a Holy Dude from 518 years ago

On the 1st day of June in 1495 Friar John Cor records the first known batch of Scotch whisky.

Gotta love dem Friars.  We owe them so much.  Sniffle, sniff…..

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6 Responses to Raise a toast to a Holy Dude from 518 years ago

  1. caohaoim says:

    The first confirmed written record of whisky comes from 1405 in Ireland. In the Irish Annals of Clonmacnoise in 1405, the first written record of whisky attributes the death of a chieftain to “taking a surfeit of aqua vitae” at Christmas.

    The Irish Rule!!!!!!

  2. No. I claim the title of Supreme Overlord!

  3. caohaoim says:

    The Supreme Overlord is a Detroit Lions fan? That is an oxymoron second only to “honest politician.”

  4. Ever heard of Cain and Abel? It’s all complex man….

  5. caohaoim says:

    It certainly has me confused. Off to re-read Genesis.

  6. Yeah, their Land of Confusion song was pretty good.

    Ohhh you mean from “The Book”. Gotcha.

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