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The Botanist Islay Dry Gin

  • Distiller:

    Bruichladdich Distillery

  • Bottler:

    Bruichladdich Distillery

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  • Raided Score: 92
  • Publication: Distiller
  • Excerpt: With all of the botanicals used, it can take a while to move from nosing to tasting as there is a lot to discover. The key things that will stick with you are a fresh, lemony aroma coupled with spring flowers and a touch of mint.
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  • Raided Score: 88
  • Publication: Wine Enthusiast
  • Excerpt: 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.
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  • Raided Score: 90
  • Publication: The Gin Is In
  • Excerpt: This is a well-made gin with fine attention to detail. The Botanist Gin is more than just a gin with a huge amount of botanicals; it’s a well crafted and constructed gin that showcases the power of teamwork.
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  • Raided Score: 92
  • Publication: The Rum Howler Blog
  • Excerpt: The Botanist is an outstanding gin which pleases both as a sipping spirit and as a cocktail spirit.
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  • Raided Score: 95
  • Publication: Drinkhacker
  • Excerpt: Tasting the gin again from a fresh bottle in 2017, it’s clear that The Botanist is one of the top gins on the market, a versatile gin that is highly worth seeking out no matter what your favorite gin tipple is.
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