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

bog myrtle - alcohol's favourite herb

The first time I ever came across bog myrtle was when I was researching a book about beer.

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Foraging and Creativity

“No place for her in the slow, terrible armies of the cautious. She ran ahead where there were no paths.”

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The Botanist Tent 2016

Feis Ile, the Islay Festival of Malt and Music is a wonderful opportunity to introduce lots of our guests to new concepts - and the idea

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Foraged Drinks
Washback No 5

It's a savoury twist on a martini,  2:1, that showcases Islay.

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Islabena

50ml Botanist infused with artichoke 25ml Ying Yang Syrup  25ml Freshly squeezed lime juice Muddled Sorrel

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Botanist 23

65ml Pineapple weed infused Botanist gin 25ml Vermouth Stir with Ice Garnish with lemon peel

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Our Foraging
Creeping Thistle

In a crowded and noisy pub many moons ago I was asked what I'd been up to that day by a friend of my partner's mum.

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Hawthorn - A MISCELLANY OF THE 22 BOTANIST BOTANICALS

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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Events

Gin Garden Infusions Masterclass, London

Join travelling pop-up The Gin Garden for an infusions masterclass on our rooft

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Gin Garden Infusions Masterclass, London

Join travelling pop-up The Gin Garden for an infusions masterclass on our rooftop garden, Selfrid

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Cutty Cellars' Beer Festival 2016, Sydney

Join Cutty Cellars for their Beer Fest after you've voted on the 2nd of July!

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