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The Botanist is a gin of layered complexity.
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 our remote Scottish Island home; our philosophy and our passion.

Conceived distilled and hand crafted by distilling legend Jim McEwan, The Botanist is a super premium artisanal gin distilled at Bruichladdich Distillery on the wild Hebridean island of Islay.
Following consultation with professional Islay botanists Dr Richard and Mavis Gulliver, Master Distiller McEwan has selected 22 of the island’s aromatic herbs and flowers to augment a suite of nine classic gin botanicals.
The botanists seasonally and sustainably forage for the 22 by hand from the hills, shores and bogs of this fertile Hebridean island and then carefully dry them in preparation for distillation.

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