• The Botanist Islay Artisan Dry Gin

Aromas of bright citrus, cinnamon and cardomon. The palate echos the aromas and adds fresh notes of lily and freesia on a creamy texture with a slight sweet mint finish. D&M Tasting Notes

This has a floral nose with a distinct sweet juniper hit. On the palate it is rich but mellow, perhaps even a little creamy and finishes with a zesty but gentle spice. There is a lot going on and overall floral notes balance out a clear juniper Is it possible to say what all 31 botanicals bring to the gin? Probably not, but they all bring something to the equation. Furthermore – it may well also be because of how well it’s balanced. Gin Foundry

This was a unique project for our head distiller at the time,  Jim McEwan. Jim says he had to "learn a new dance" with Betty, and none of us knew what to expect from that first, achingly-slow 17 hour distillation. The result: a highly distinctive, complex, floral gin with outstanding finish and impeccable provenance. In an age of re-badged industrial gins, the Botanist stands out as a truly artisanal, small-batch, hand-crafted labor of love and distiller's art. A breath of botanical Islay in every glass. The Spirit is satin smooth gliding over the palate like no gin you have ever tried before. A totally seductive experience the aromas explode like an olfactory Aurora Borealis filling the senses with meteorites. The smell sensations as they explode from the glass sweet delicate menthol, apple, mint, spring wood lands, juniper, coriander with aniseed undertones, lemon and orange peel. Distillery Notes



1½ oz. Gin

3/4 oz. Campari

3/4 oz. Sweet vermouth

cocktail glass


Shake well with cracked ice.

Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.

Garnish with a twist of orange peel.


 46% ABV.


The Botanist Islay Artisan Dry Gin

  • $37.99

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