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

Osyris compressa

Osyris compressa

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Botanical Talk In Turkey

Botanist brand ambassador Joanne Brown travelled to Istanbul late last month to spread the word about our Islay-made gin.

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Foodie Turned Forager: Roushanna Gray

South Africa’s Cape coast in summer: a high sun, parched kelp on the rocks, but with numbingly cold waters launched upon it from Southern

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Foraged Drinks
The SamBot

Frothy and refreshing summer martini! 2oz Botinist Gin 1/2 oz strawberry purée Egg white Simple syrup

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Autumn & Everything is Fungi-Dory

50ml Chanterelle Infused Botanist Gin. 35ml 4 Fungi Schnapps. Dash of Rowan Berry Verjus.

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Cloveroot liqueur

Cloveroot is another name for the common woodland plant wood avens (geum urbanum), also widely known as herb bennet.

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Our Foraging
Hawthorn - A MISCELLANY OF THE 22 BOTANIST BOTANICALS by Andy Hamilton

Without being too much exaggeration I can safely say that the Hawthorn has been crucial in helping to shape the world to its present stat

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Gorse - A Miscellany of the 22 Botanist Botanicals

Other names: Furze, Whin Latin name: Ulex europaeus

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Alexanders and How to make Alexanders bitters - Video

The Romans can't have travelled light as it often seems they bought much of the naturalised flora and fauna to the UK and Alexanders is n

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Events

The Botanist Gin Tasting At Finest Spirits, Munich.

Ewald Stromer, our Botanist brand ambassador for Germany, Austria and Switzerland is heading to Munich for the biggest spirits fair in so

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A Botanist Gin Masterclass at Cambridge Wine Merchants

Abi Clephane from The Botanist team will be hosting a cocktail masterclass at Cambridge Wines in Bridge Street, Cambridge on Monday eveni

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Glasgow Gin Club Foraging Walk

Join foraging tutor Mark Williams and mixologist Danny Whelan on a journey of wild alcoholic discovery in conjunction with The Botanist G

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