The Botanist.

Wild. Foraged. Distilled.

Foraged Island Botanicals
The first and only Islay dry gin




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Lime sap, Alder sap, Walnut sap, Hickory sap; Drink Trees!

My lightbulb moment that there were bigger trees to tap and drink than my loyal birches [

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Waterless Dinner

By Ilana Sharlin Stone

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The medicinal commute

"You showed me there is something in the forest to cure most anything that bothers you."

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Foraged Drinks
The Gorseberry

The Gorseberry by Ashley McGregor 20 ml The Botanist Gin

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A cricket infused drink based on the flavour profile of a Negoni - sort of! 

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Gin Hog Zinger

An original cocktail made by Fraser for today's Botani

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Our Foraging
The Rumex Cube

It was only recently that I discovered you could eat dock. My way in was through the stems. 

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Kate's Wild Rosehip Syrup

Rosehips are one of autumn and winter’s brightest hedgerow bounty.  In the UK, our gardens, school yards and pathways are surrounded in s

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TASTE Festival

The Botanist, Islay’s first and only dry gin will be offering a wild experience like no other at TASTE Festive this year, bringing Islay

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Shadow Session 8 at Chambar, Vancouver

Live at Chambar restaurant, Vancouver, Canada Join them on Thursday 16th November

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London Cocktail Week dinners at Sager + Wilde

After a recent trip to see us at the distillery on Islay and come out foraging, Chris Leach, head chef at Paradise Row, and Marcis Dzelza

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