The Botanist Islay Dry Gin

SKU 87236700362

750ml

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A small-batch, artisanal Islay gin combining 31 botanicals, many that are local to the island. Contains a floral nose, with a distinct sweet juniper hit. On the palate it is rich but mellow and finished with a zesty but gentle spice. A highly distinctive, complex, floral gin.

Category Gin
Country United Kingdom
Region Scotland
Appellation Islay
Brand The Botanist
Alcohol/vol 46%
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Wine EnthusiastAlthough 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