Lemongrass

Gin Botanical: Lemongrass I’ve tried cooking with lemongrass a few times, with little success. It’s put to heavy use in Fentiman’s Tonic Water and, as a gin botanical, it makes an appearance in Bombay Sapphire East, Farmer’s Gin and Monkey 47. Lemongrass: Facts The oils in lemongrass are a potent insect repellent and lemongrass can […]

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Thyme

Gin Botanical: Thyme Thyme is one of the few plants that I seem to be able to keep alive in the overgrown patch of weeds that I generously call the ‘herb garden’. It’s always there, looking healthy, no matter how much I brutalise it for sprigs. As a botanical in gin, thyme isn’t exactly common […]

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