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Octomore Bitters

By The Botanist Editor

9th November 2017

Octomore Super Heavily Peated whisky


birch leaves


chocolate mint


lime


lemon


meadowsweet


schisandra (magnolia vine) berries *


Foraging Notes

Created by Bruichladdich and Botanist brand ambassador for Germany, Ewald Stromer.


Used in an original twist on the tuxedo  and other drinks in our recent Swiss Academy.


* Schisandra berries [straight out of wiki] : 


Schisandra is native to East Asia, and its dried fruit is sometimes used medicinally. The berries of S. chinensis are given the name wu wei zi in Chinese (五味子; pinyin: wǔ wèi zi), which translates as "five flavor fruit" because they possess all five basic flavors in Chinese herbal medicine: salty, sweet, sour, pungent (spicy), and bitter. In traditional Chinese medicine it is used as a remedy for many ailments: to resist infections, increase skin health, and combat insomnia, coughing, and thirst.


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