The Botanist.

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Foraged Island Botanicals
The first and only Islay dry gin

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.

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Upcoming Foraging & Tasting Events

 Scotlands Natural Larder

Training the trainer event.

Teaching responsible foraging in Gaelic  with Mark Williams  from Galloway Wild Foods and  Roddy MacLean

Dunstaffnage, 25th April. 

This event is aimed at Gaelic speakers who are interested  in leading foraging walks and who would like to enhance their skills in responsible foraging, improve their skills in identification of ...

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Past events
Saturday 18th February 2017
16:00 - 19:00

Sampling at John Lewis, Oxford Street, London

Abigail Clephane

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

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Sunday 18th December 2016
15:00 - 23:00

The Green Lab - BLEND in Brussels

Gin cocktails  events in Brussels

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

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Saturday 3rd December 2016
10:00 - 15:00

MAC AND WILD - WILD BRUNCH CLUB

Gin Cocktails, foraging

Join Mac and Wild for an educational foraged walk around London's green space.

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Events at a glance
Latest Serves
Gin Cocktails

Early Bath

by Andy Cigars

17th February 2017

Foragers Shrub

Forager's Shrub

by Sharon.McHarrie

7th February 2017

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Articles

Mermaid Soup Recipe

This seaweed and mussel broth recipe takes just 15 minutes to make and is very healthy and comforting - a perfect chicken noodle soup sub

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Seasonal Tinctures

When plants are dormant (late fall through early spring), look to their roots. This is when root crops, whether used for food or medicine, are most plump and full of flavor. Ellen Zachos shares some tips.

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Wayfarers' world

On the road there is a linden tree, this is where I first rested to sleep, Under this linden tree, who blew his blossoms over me… [Gustav

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Foraged Drinks
Early Bath

3oz. of Botanist Gin and 1oz.

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Forager's Shrub

50 ml the Botanist Gin 5ml Jujube and Longan Vinegar 60 ml Foragers Cordial 1 Lemon Saffron Oil 

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Tansy Fizz

50ml The Botanist Gin 25ml. Pear juice 20ml. Lemon juice 17ml. Tansy syrup 1 dash of  Aromatic Bitters

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Our Foraging
Here and Now

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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Heather - one of the 22

Ca' them where the heather grows, Ca' them where the burnierowes,

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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.

Read more