22 Foraged Island Botanicals The first and only Islay dry gin
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.
22 ISLAND BOTANICALS FORAGED LOCALLY AND RESPONSIBLY
BY OUR OWN BOTANICAL SCIENTISTS.
Mentha x villosa
Juniperus communis nana
We humans are a species of relationship, of connection. To each other. To the world. To nature.
The Botanist actively encourages exploration but some folk are nervous about foraging because of a perception that wild plants might be p
The men and women driving progressive thought in the culinary sphere have rejected the industrialised homogeneity of factory-farmed and s
"I say let the world go to hell, but I should always have my tea." - Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Crack on the kettle and brew some heath
The classic of the series...
1 ounce Botanist Gin
1 ounce Triple Sec
2/3 of an ounce Kina Lillet
2/3 of an ounce fresh lemon juice
In case you ever want to cure a hangover with a great cocktail:
- 6 ounces Botanist Gin
- 1/2 ounce fresh lemon juice
- slices of chili
Striking up the camping stove in a nearby lay-by we boiled equal parts of water and sugar (1 litre and 1kg) until the sugar was dissolved
We have been exploring Islay this week in spring bloom.
Mark Williams of Galloway Wild Foods is Scotland's only full-time foraging tutor.
Kate added a SERVE called Purple Brew
— 8 hours 5 min ago
oliver added a SERVE called Corpse Revivor No 2
— 1 week 19 hours ago
RT @matthew1hickman: Botanist G&T at @Bruichladdich distillery http://t.co/mcxIUIQ6GI
— 29th Aug 2014
We call it foraged mixology http://t.co/koTCLzC4FR
— 19 Aug 2014