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

Universal Works

Since 2014, we've been involved in celebrating Nottingham-based Universal Works' new seasons collections.

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Birch Bitters

Blink for long enough in the early spring & you’ll close your eyes to a twiggy, brown world & open them to vibrant green.

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What Plants Are in The Botanist Gin?

Developing the final recipe for The Botanist took five years.

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Foraged Drinks
Larch Party

Botanist Gin 30ml Larch Vodka, sweetened to taste with a little larch syrup, 30ml Orchard Origins Apple Verjuice 30ml 

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The Origin

100ml Apple Verjuice from Orchard Origins * 10ml bullace blossom syrup

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Mark Wood

Jason Can of The Chedi Andermatt, wanted to taste the woods of Is

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Our Foraging
Here and Now - Winter

A rolling photo essay exploring what's about us at the distillery this week.

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Sea lettuce

Like a lettuce of the sea -  this is a great one to have one your foraging list whether you are a beginner or an experienced salty sea dog.

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Events

Sampling at John Lewis, Oxford Street, London

Looking for the  chance to combine our two favourite things Gin and shopping?

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Scotlands Natural Larder - Teaching foraging in Gaelic

 Scotlands Natural Larder Training the trainer event.

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The Green Lab - BLEND in Brussels

BLEND is a new event in Brussels created by the Green Lab team.

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