"Both the water and the alcohol in the spirit are important, because some compounds are only soluble in water, while others are best extracted by alcohol." Insight about tinctures from guest author, Ellen Zachos.
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.
"There in the dark we would tuck into big plates of lobster, Nora's soda scones and loads of tea. I can still taste the combination now." Rupert Waites, co-creator of Aelder elixir and 'Buck and Birch', tells us about the influences on him, mixing foraging with business, and what's so good about elderberries.
RT @Gin_Jamboree: Day22 #Ginuary: we were so busy yesterday sipping a glass of @thebotanistgin that we forgot to share it with you! #DryJan…
— 23rd Jan 2017
@AndyCigars yes, a wee change to our bottle. Glad the liquid tasted just as good although.
— 22nd Jan 2017