In an Essential Oil Still you can use the Botanical Extension. Shake up all ingredients apart from sparkling wine into a cocktail shaker filled with cubed ice. Others are slightly more challenging to source, like Juniper (obviously), Rose Petals, Thai Blue Pea Flower, etc. Garnish with your choice of edible flowers & Davidson Plum Powder. The Gin Kin promotes responsible drinking, 12 Botanical Cocktails That Capture the Essence of the Countryside, Old Curiosity Pink Elderflower & Jasmine Gin, • Fresh lavender from Gordon Castle Walled Garden (if you can!). It’s this menagerie of plant life that makes each bottle of gin so unique and offers so much potential when it comes to whipping up beautiful cocktails. Muddle lavender with lemon and liqueur, add other ingredients (except tonic) and shake with ice. Gin is by far the most suitable spirit to make the best botanical cocktails. Ideally, Botanicals should be crushed to open them up. 1. To avoid this, we use either Jacketed Boilers or Insulated Elements. Fruits and peels can be bought fresh at a supermarket or fresh produce store, and then processed at home prior to use. You may unsubscribe at any moment. 2. 2. The volatile nature of the compounds is clear on the aroma, with lemon distillate ready to lift the fore of any gin and add some levity to begin the flavour journey with a capricious bang. Garnish with dill pollen, dill and fresh flowers. Receive 10% off on Gin Kiosk when you sign up too! Recipes are used at own risk, and are for the purpose of experimentation, inspiration and guidance. Shake the gin, lemon juice and rose syrup with ice in a cocktail shaker. 7 of 13 Whisky, Bourbon or Moonshine Recipe (using Malted Barley), Whisky, Bourbon or Moonshine Recipe (using Enzymes), Apple Brandy (Calvados) or Mampoer Recipe. Making your own gin at home has never been so easy! ORANGE PEEL. 1. Sappy and fiery, pungent and light, pink peppercorns bring a certain amount of levity to proceedings, as though the spice were dancing along the top of the glass, rather than buries deep within. Clear, raw rhubarb notes merge with the ruby rich texture of stewed fruit. Infused distillation is where the Botanicals get placed inside the alcohol (normally at 40% ABV, but if you are using store bought Vodka, 43% would be fine as well) for a period of (normally) at least 24 hours. When balanced and carefully considered, floral botanicals are where a distiller makes their mark. Spiced botanicals are not just the end point of a journey and they are not just heat, they are the often hidden 'off note' which keeps the the other flavours in line.