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Know your types of martini! A traditional Martini contains…

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Making London Dry Gin, in Islay

We call The Botanist an ‘Islay Dry Gin’. What's the story…
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gin and tonic with foraged botanicals

Flavours and Aromas in The Botanist

The Botanist is famed for its versatility and complexity. Its…
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Duncan MacGillivray above the distillery on Islay

How The Botanist Came to Be - Part 1

The Botanist was born of a mixture of strong personalities,…
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Kate Hannett

Meet our Forager Kate Hannett

Kate has been working as a Forager alongside James Donaldson…
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The Botanist martini

Martini Types

Know your types of martini! A traditional Martini contains…
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Botanist stillhouse high angle Adam

A short film of all things B Corp

The video below shows some of the headlines from the original…
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The Botanist Plant Conservation Edition

Plant Conservation Edition

One-fifth of all plant species are threatened with extinction. Our…
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Seasonal cocktails

Try a classic gin and tonic or martini with a wild twist.

There’s a recipe for every season, so you can create cocktails with local ingredients inspired by where you are in the world.

The Botanist Dry Martini

Dry Martini

75ml/2.5oz The Botanist 15ml/0.5oz Dry Vermouth (chilled…
The Botanist Perfect Martini

Perfect Martini

45ml/1.5oz The Botanist 22.5ml/0.75oz dry vermouth (chilled…
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