Tulsi's nettle pakora

Nettle Pakora

Here's a foraged pakora or bhaji recipe, from Tulsi in our bottling…
Phil Sharp Sailor

No Man is an Island

The Botanist Gin is made on the island of Islay, off the West…
Botanist is B corp

We are B Corp Certified

After a rigorous, year-long submission process, we are delighted…
South Islay_looking_roots

Roots

Kate Hannett is an Islay-raised, well-travelled, Geography graduate,…
wild-pasta-nests

Wild Garlic Pasta

It is a luxury to have space and the outdoors accessible to…
japanese knotweed and sweet cicely vodka

Drinks uses of Japanese Knotweed

Mention japanese knotweed (Fallopia japonica in the UK or Polygonum cuspidatum in the US) to most people and they are quite likely to shudder
build your own cold smoker

Build your own cold smoker

Who doesn’t like a smokey flavour in their foods? Including…
plant families

Plant Families

Plant families cross the world. They connect a thing that is…
ashley macgregor the botanist tour

Bog Myrtle Bitters

Ashley MacGregor has worked at the distillery since March 2015.…
steven aantoon at Islay Wild

Introducing Steven Hanton

Sometimes, in our line of work, when we are seeking a closer…
wild garlic pesto

Wild Garlic Pesto

This recipe is from Louise Conn who works as a distillery host…
skylark jura

Tuning into Birdsong

It was a bright but coats-on day in early summer when we took…
wild vermouth

Vermouth - Red, White, and Wild

Whichever way you look at vermouth, there's more to it than…
katie smith

A Day in the Life of Katie Smith

Katie Smith is our Communications Manager for the Botanist.…
gin cocktail

Oh Sherry

30ml (1oz) - The Botanist Gin 30ml (1oz) - Carpano Bianco 15ml…
negroni

The Botanist Bianco Negroni

30ml (1oz) - The Botanist Gin 30ml (1oz) - Luxardo Bitter 30ml…