The first things that come to mind when I imagine the Islay region of Scotland are the distinct smoke and seawater flavors of Scotch whisky the local distilleries have spent many decades perfecting. But the Bruichladdich distillery are attempting branch out while still highlighting the natural beauty of the Islays with their relatively new offering, The Botanist Gin.
Introduced in 2011, The Botanist is an Islay dry gin from the historic distillery, Bruichladdich. They’re well known for Scotch whiskies like the Octomore, one of the most heavily peated Scotches in the world but the Botanist is a much less intimidating spirit.
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