A perfect Christmas afternoon combination: The Botanist G & Tea

November 12, 2020
By Ioni Doherty

The Botanist Gin has partnered with Australian tea producer The Sunday Lab (formerly Mud & Gee). Bottles of Botanist Gin come packaged with a Botanicus flavoured herbal Tea Tube and infuser. It is perfect for lovers of gin. And of tea. And of cocktails.

Make individual or batch cocktails, with this beautiful Australian Botanicus flavoured tea. which combines beautifully with the foraged flavours of The Botanist Gin with notes of water mint, hawthorn, wood sage, sweet cicely, cinnamon, citrus and soft juniper.

The Botanist Gin also features sweet and earthy flavours combined with delicate floral and herbal notes of the 22 botanicals of the Islay. Each sip of this gin reveals deeper layers and more complex combinations of delicate flavours. The Botanist Gin boasts a rich and mellow taste that is cool on entry then warming across the palate, stimulating the taste buds with a round mouthfeel and citrus freshness. The balance and complexity are distinctive. This complexity and versatility is perfectly suited to creating a foraged serve of your own at home this summer.

The Botanist team has created a warm and a cold cocktail for Australians to sip on this Christmas. Whether it’s ‘The Passionist’, a cool cocktail reminiscent of the Aussie classic Passionfruit Pavlova, featuring The Botanist Gin, Botanicus Herbal Tea, soda water and Licor 43 or vanilla syrup. On the other hand, the Blush is a cocktail best served warm, combining The Botanist Gin, honey, Botanicus Herbal Tea, garnished with a cinnamon quill.

  • BLUSH
  • 20ml The Botanist Gin
  •  10ml Honey
  •   1 x Cup of Botanicus Herbal Tea
  • Method: Build in a double wall cup or glass cup built for heat. Serve warm and garnish with a cinnamon quill. 
  • The Passionist
  • 30ml The Botanist Gin
  •  60ml Botanicus Herbal Tea
  • 10 ml Licor 43 or 10 ml of vanilla syrup
  • Soda Water
  • Method: Pour all ingredients into a tall glass over ice. Top with soda water and garnish with an edible flower.

The Botanist and tea infuser gift with purchase (RRP: $86) is available at all major retailers. Gin lovers can find a gift wrapped version of The Botanist’s signature gin (RRP: $86) at independent retailers (while stocks last).

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