The Botanist: The Botanist Hebridean Strength Traveller Exclusive

Our traveller's exclusive

By: Katie Smith

If you’ve come across The Botanist’s exclusive Hebridean Strength edition in an airport, you might be wondering how it differs to our classic Islay Dry Gin. Whilst both bottles are home bar essentials, there are some key differences which will help you chose the right one for your mood and occasion.

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Islay Dry Gin

A distinctively smooth gin, liberated by nature, created with passion, harnessing wild botanicals.

Made with 22 hand-foraged Islay botanicals for exceptional flavour, The Botanist offers an elevated drinking experience thanks to its harmonious balance. At 46% ABV, this is the gin for those who love the juniper spirit, and those who don’t.

Body: Satin smooth

Nose: Delicate botanicals appear in procession

Taste: Floral, herbal and spicy notes give a complex experience

Finish: Relaxed and balanced

Sip neat or mix it into cocktails such as the Gin and Tonic, Martinis and Highballs when you want a refreshing, balanced cocktail.

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The Botanist Hebridean Strength & Tonic The Botanist Hebridean Strength & Tonic



A bold, viscous gin, made with 22 botanicals for an incredible cocktail experience.

With a high viscosity and increased natural oils, Hebridean Strength delivers a bold flavour. The increased ABV of 51.5% and a more juniper-forward profile delivers stand out in mixed drinks and cocktails – this is the gin for gin lovers.

Body: Rich and viscous

Nose: Bold botanicals immediately rise to the fore

Taste: Botanicals give way to depth and complexity

Finish: Long and powerful

Mix it into cocktails such as the Negroni, Martinis and the Gin Rickey when you want a punchy drink with a strong gin backbone and incredible viscosity.

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Our Islay Dry Gin known for its incredible balance, offering floral, citrus, and spicy notes. The 22 hand-picked botanicals appear in a procession of flavours and aromas that evoke the essence of what its like to be on Islay on a gentle summers day.

Hebridean Strength captures the bolder side of the island. Juniper makes itself known immediately with stronger floral notes coming through. This is the flavours of Islay amped up for those who want a deeper experience.