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Botanist Islay Dry Gin

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Original price $46.00
Current price $38.99


22 foraged island botanicals.

The Botanist Gin is a progressive exploration of the botanical heritage of our Isle of Islay. 22 hand-foraged local botanicals delicately augment nine berries, barks, seeds and peels during an achingly slow distillation. This first and only Islay Dry Gin is a rare expression of the heart and soul of the remote Scottish island home.

Limited Supply

  • Bruichladdich distillery was built in 1881 by the Harvey brothers. The Harveys were a dynastic whisky family with over a century of distillery ownership, including Glasgow's Yoker and Dundas hill distilleries. The three brothers decided to combine their expertise to build a third Harvey distillery: Robert (23) designed it, john (31) had the distilling experience, and William (32) had the money.

    Following his visit here in 1885 AlfRed Barnard wrote: "Peat only is used in drying the malt, fiRed in open chauffeurs", a testament supported in a few surviving faded photographs showing the huge peat stacks waiting to be fed to the kiln fires.

  • Age: NA


    Proof: 92 (46% ABV)

    Distiller:?í´íë_Sipsmith, London, England

    Family:?í´íë_Sipsmith gins

    We can't ship to:?í´íë_AL, KY, MA, MD, MS, ND, NH, NV, NY, PA, TX, UT, VT, WV

    • An explosion of sensations on the lips

    • Rich and mellow, citrus freshness on the tongue

    • Satin smooth, carefree finish