WildForagedDistilled

Wild. Foraged. Distilled

WILD ISLAY. THE HEBRIDEAN ISLAND HOmE OF THE BOTANIST CLINGS TO THE EDGE OF THE OCEAN IN THE TEETH OF ATLANTIC WEATHER SYSTEmS.

22 FORAGED ISLAND BOTANICALS. HAND-PICKED LOCALLY AND SUSTAINABLY HERE ON ISLAY BY OUR OWN BOTANICAL SCIENTISTS.

PROGRESSIVE HEBRIDEAN DISTILLERS. THE BOTANIST IS THE ESSENCE OF OUR PHILOSOPHY, OUR ART AND OUR PIONEERING SPIRIT.

Articles

We Need Wild

The word “civilisation" is derived from “civis”, the Latin word for city/ state.

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We Call It Foraged Mixology

We humans are a species of relationship, of connection. To each other. To the world. To nature.

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Identifying Plants Safely

The Botanist actively encourages exploration but some folk are nervous about foraging because of a perception that wild plants might be p

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Foraged Drinks
Late Summer Spice (Hogbot)

The brambles bring sweetness and hogweed seeds a hint of ginger, orange and cinnamon.

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Byron's Bramble Botany

"A crimson cloud it spreads and glows" Mildly foraged. Boil brambles until juicy and strain off the juice. Wash the outside

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Lilly of the Forest

A Australian inspired and forest foraged cocktail.

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Our Foraging
Scallops in a Scottish Thai Broth

After a hard day's foraging Kate kindly invited us to use her house and kitchen with its amazing views out across Loch Gruinart.

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Forager's Eggs - on the beach

This is a simple dish inspired by the Gypsy eggs of Andalucia, which we decided to name Forager's Eggs.

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Rose Hip Syrup

Rose hips are abundant at this time of year.

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