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

Rapid Infuse Your Walk

I have grazed, nibbled and browsed my edible landscape for many years, but never imagined it would be possible to drink as well as eat a

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Water-Pepper Infused Botanist

A recent trip to stormy beaches of Scotland's West Coast proved fruitful in the search of added spice, umami and wasabi.

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Tomato, Lovage and Lemon Balm Shrub

Stemming from the Arabic term 'sharab', meaning 'to drink', making a shrub preserves the flavours of in-season produce using sweeteners a

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Foraged Drinks
James Powers

Sea Spray Martini: 70ml Botanist Islay Gin 10ml Saltbush Solution* Bar Spoon Bruichladdich Black Art *Simmer 100g of saltbush in 100ml

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Cha-Cha Bomb

I pass around shots of this deeply fungal concoction on my mushroom forays.

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Books Fizz

I made this drink on a guided forage I did at Wigtown Book Festival on 29th September.

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Our Foraging
Taste your Walk

When people think of foraging, generally they imagine baskets of berries and fungi being filled during long afternoons in the woods or he

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The Search for a Scottish Bloody Mary

Inspired by the creativity of bartenders throughout history with this classic 'hair-of-the-dog' cocktail I set myself the task of replica

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Bramble Jelly

Most days along Islay’s winding single track roads you can be sure to find a local knee-deep in a roadside ditch, gingerly reaching into

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