The Botanist Islay Dry Gin 20cl
Uncover the wild heart of Islay with The Botanist Dry Gin, a blend of 22 local botanicals for an unparalleled taste.
The Botanist Islay Dry Gin: A Foraged Botanical Symphony
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.
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.
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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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.