The Botanist Islay Gin

This small-batch, artisanal Gin from the Isle of Islay is made with nine of the classic Gin aromatics, including orris root, cassia bark and coriander seed. They enhance these with 22 locally foraged botanicals, including hawthorn flower, juniper, meadow sweet, and water mint, hand-picked by their expert team from the windswept hills, peat bogs and Atlantic shores of this Hebridean island.The spirit is satin smooth, gliding over the tongue like no Gin you have ever tasted before.
Price £32.00

About the Brand

An exciting and unusual gin from Islay whisky distillery Bruichladdich, The Botanist is made in a Lomond still christened Ugly Betty and contains no fewer than 31 botanicals, The Botanist is a small-batch, artisanal Islay gin made by Bruichladdich Distillery. It is the only gin made on Islay and is distinctive for its augmentation of the nine classical gin aromatics with a further 22 locally picked wild Islay botanicals. It is these botanicals – and the two local botanists who collect them – that inspire its name.

More Information

Gift Box No
Country Scotland
Brand The Botanist
Unit Type Bottle
ABV % 46.00%
Volume 70cl
Gin Variety Modern Gin
Gin Flavour Herb / Floral
Allergy Advice No Allergen

Tasting Notes


The spirit is satin smooth gliding over the palate like no gin you have ever tried before. A totally seductive experience.The taste is rich and mellow; cool on entry then as it reaches the back palate you can feel the warmth and absolute purity of slow unhurried distillation. This is a bewitching, delectable and luxurious gin; its citrus freshness excites and stimulates the taste buds allowing you to experience a starburst of flavours as they explode across the palate.


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