The Botanist Islay Dry Gin 750ml - SPIRITED Wines
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The Botanist Islay Dry Gin 750ml
SKU: 53176

The Botanist Islay Dry Gin

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Category Gin
Origin United Kingdom, Scotland, Islay
Brand The Botanist
Alcohol/vol 46%
A progressive exploration of the botanical heritage of our Isle of Islay. 22 hand-foraged local botanicals delicately augment tin 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 our remote Scottish island.
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Although the "Botanist" name might suggest a floral gin, instead the flavor profile veers toward herbs and spices. There's a subtle, herbal scent, with anise flavors up front, backed by coriander seed and cassia bark on the spicy finish. Made by Bruichladdich Distillery, which is renowned for its Scotch, on a pot-still named Ugly Betty. Sold in an attractive, square-shouldered, gift-worthy bottle.

April 1, 2012

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