Mark’s Whisky Ramblings 76: The Botanist Islay Dry Gin

Mark Dermul, Belgian whisky blogger, tries something completely different: a gin! It may not be a whisky, but the Botanist Islay Dry Gin clearly has a link with the whisky industry, being distilled at the Bruichladdich distillery on Islay. And when you say gin, you say gin & tonic, right?


Salty Dog says:

Drinking a dry gin martini made with the Botanist while watching this review. Cheers!

D'sBalls says:

Queens View?…

Jonathan Holmes says:

I want this gin so bad now. I do love Bombay Sapphire and their East version along with Hendricks

Mark Dermul says:

Yes, I tried the Monkey 47 (you can check my tasting notes (in Flemish though, so you’ll need Google Translate most likely) at

Shane54528 says:

May the gin be with you? doesn’t that also mean “may the spirits be with you”? Oooh scary!

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