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
A classic B&T with a light wash of blackberry.
The brambles bring sweetness and hogweed seeds a hint of ginger, orange and cinnamon.
"A crimson cloud it spreads and glows"
Boil brambles until juicy and strain off the juice.
Wash the outside
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
After a hard day's foraging Kate kindly invited us to use her house and kitchen with its amazing views out across Loch Gruinart.
This is a simple dish inspired by the Gypsy eggs of Andalucia, which we decided to name Forager's Eggs.
Carl Reavey added a SERVE called A Muddled Bramble
— 1 day 40 min ago
Ailsa added a SERVE called Late Summer Spice (Hogbot)
— 1 week 2 days ago
@theechuckyoung @Bruichladdich Nice shot Charlie... Thanks.
— 1st Oct 2014
RT @theechuckyoung: Finally found a bottle of @thebotanistgin after visiting #islay over a year ago. Thanks @Bruichladdich! http://t.co/F6B…
— 16 Sep 2014