Foraged Gin Cocktails


Find refreshing, refined foraged gin cocktails that are easy to make at home, including classics like the gin martini, gimlets, Negroni and Tom Collins.

Gin Spot Sour

Gin Spot Sour

Cocktails by Amelia Ferrari at The Bothy, Edmonton, Canada

Diviners Honey Sage Tonic

Botanist & Foraged Soda

Botanist & Foraged Soda

Islay Spring

Islay Spring

Apple Mint Cordial - Bring botanicals to a simmer in a pan

Apple Mint Cordial

We begin to create our Apple Mint Cordial by striking up the camping stove in a nearby lay-by where we boiled equal parts of water and sugar
Meadowsweet leaves

Meadowsweet Fizzzzz

However, here we are using meadowsweet in the same way as elderflower, making a meadowsweet sparkling wine, which really is quite simple.
We steeped in Kilner jars - elderflower champagne

Foraged Mixers - A Light Sparkling Elderflower Wine

The recipe we used for this delightfully light elderflower sparkling wine was adapted by Mark Williams from Roger Phillips book “Wild Food”
Foraged Gin Fix

Foraged Gin Fix

Collecting whin is a prickly experience

Whin Syrup

Another tasty syrup made from foraged Whin that is easy to make and delicious in cocktails with The Botanist dry islay gin
wild-violet

Wild Violet Syrup

The common dog violet (Viola viviniana) is abundant on Islay in spring. We were out foraging with Ellen Zachos from New York who recommended at least 2 cups full of these tiny little flowers
The Strong Man's Daughter
Dandelion petals and Lemongrass

Ugly Betty's Boys

The Silver Lining

The Silver Lining

Deatharra Uisge (Ugly Water)
Botanist & Whin on the Rocks
Dabberlocks Martini

Dabberlocks Martini