The Botanist Islay Dry Gin 20cl

DKK 109.00
In stock
GF Code
GF1000727

Uncover the wild heart of Islay with The Botanist Dry Gin, a blend of 22 local botanicals for an unparalleled taste.

Brand
The Botanist
EAN
5055807402040
Volume
20cl
Alcohol Content
46%
Weight (kg)
0.400000
Country of Manufacture
United Kingdom
Flavour Profile
Citrus, Floral

Description

The Botanist Islay Dry Gin: A Foraged Botanical Symphony

Introduction

The Botanist Islay Dry Gin is a testament to the wild, untamed spirit of Islay. Distilled at the Bruichladdich Distillery, this artisanal gin is a celebration of the island's unique flora. With 22 hand-foraged local botanicals, The Botanist is not just a gin but an expression of Islay's natural bounty. Each botanical is meticulously selected to create a gin that is as complex as it is harmonious, embodying the essence of this Scottish island.

Background

In the heart of Islay, The Botanist Islay Dry Gin emerges as a distinct and characterful spirit. The distillation process in the distillery's unique Lomond pot-still, Ugly Betty, allows for a gentle extraction of flavours, producing a gin that is both delicate and layered. The commitment to traditional techniques and the local environment results in a gin that is authentic, sustainable, and deeply connected to its place of origin.

A Foraging Journey

The Botanist is a journey into the heart of Islay's rich and diverse botanical landscape. Each of the 22 foraged botanicals contributes to a complex and vibrant flavour profile that is as unique as the island itself.

Crafting the Spirit of Islay

The careful crafting of The Botanist involves a slow distillation process that captures the essence of each botanical. This meticulous approach ensures a gin that is rich in flavour and true to its Islay roots.

The Art of Gin Making

The Botanist stands as a shining example of the art of gin making. It's a gin that respects tradition while embracing innovation, offering a sip of Islay's natural heritage.

Tasting Notes

Aroma: A rich and mellow aroma, with hints of mint, juniper, and a touch of citrus.

Taste: Complex and layered, offering a burst of botanical flavours, including herbs, floral notes, and a subtle earthiness.

Finish: A long, clean finish that leaves a lingering sense of the wild Islay landscape.

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Perfect Serve

This also works well in cocktails, and is very versatile in the mix. We particularly like it in the Aviation or the Gimlet though.

FAQs

What makes The Botanist Islay Dry Gin unique?

Answer: Its blend of 22 hand-foraged Islay botanicals creates a distinct flavour profile that captures the essence of the island.

Can The Botanist be used in cocktails?

Answer: Absolutely, its complex flavour profile makes it a versatile choice for a wide range of gin cocktails.

How is The Botanist Islay Dry Gin made?

Answer: It's distilled at Bruichladdich Distillery using traditional methods and a unique Lomond pot-still for a gentle extraction of flavours.

What is the best way to enjoy The Botanist?

Answer: It can be enjoyed neat, with tonic, or as part of a cocktail, depending on personal preference.

What are the key botanicals in The Botanist?

Answer: The gin features 22 botanicals including wild Islay herbs, flowers, and leaves, each contributing to its unique flavour.

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