Our People

Our people are the lifeblood of the distillery.

Adam Hannett

Adam Hannett

head distiller

Adam started out as a tour guide in Bruichladdich’s visitor centre. He’s now the man responsible for distilling The Botanist.

James Donaldosn

James Donaldson

Professional Forager

Meet James, the man responsible for foraging for the 22 wild Islay botanicals that give The Botanist it’s unique flavour.

Allan Logan

Allan Logan

Production Director

Allan Logan was there the night that The Botanist gin was first produced on this island famed for its whisky.

Douglas Taylor

Douglas Taylor


At the helm since 2012, Douglas has been a driving force in bringing The Botanist’s philosophy to life.

Find out how The Botanist is made?

Discover the process behind making the botanist gin.

Features on Our People

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Profile - Production Director Allan Logan

Allan Logan was there the night that gin was first produced…
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Philip Stark

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Nick Liu

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