Add spices and orris root
, shake well, and leave for a week, stirring occasionally.
Both prefer damp soil, unlike the orris root
species, which prefer fairly dry, well drained positions.
43% ABV; distilled from almonds, lemon peel, licorice, juniper berries, orris root
, angelica, coriander, cassia bark.
almonds and lemon peel from Spain, orris root
and juniper berries from Italy, grains of paradise from West Africa, liquorice from China, angelica from Germany, coriander from Morocco, cassia bark from south east Asia and cubeb berries from Java.
Today, you can buy capsules of Orris root
powder, simplifying the process for those of us who need quicker access to results.
American Dry Gin--The flagship of Greenhook Ginsmith of Brooklyn, American Dry Gin is crafted from organic wheat and a botanical mix that includes in part Tuscan juniper, chamomile, Thai blue ginger, Ceylon cinnamon, orris root
Because of its botanicals--which can range from citrus and coriander to orris root
and cardamom--gin works well in cocktails that contain herbs and other aromatic ingredients.
From pounds 45, this is full-on floral with violet, jasmine and orris root
Most of the ordinary brands have pretty similar formulas involving juniper, citrus peel and a few minor ingredients like orris root
Other botanicals that may be used include anise, angelica root and seed, orris root
, licorice root, cinnamon, coriander, and cassia bark.
The cologne infuses grapefruit, violet, orris root
, water lily, cardamom, pimento berries, deep marine notes, warm woods and espresso beans.