Botanical: Anise Myrtle

[caption id="attachment_8631" align="alignleft" width="390"]Anise Myrtle By Melburnian (Own work) [CC BY-SA 3.0], via Wikimedia Commons[/caption]An Australian Bushfood named for a comparable European Ingredient, the Anise Myrtle grows in rainforests and has an aromatic profile similar to aniseed. Some even have referred to it as the “Aniseed tree.”

As a relatively uncommon Australian ingredient, it’s likely to be found in gins which highlight Australian flora. The Anise Myrtle is used as a spice and also as an herbal tea.

Gins featuring Anise Myrtle

Botanic Australis Gin

Last updated July 20th, 2015 by Aaron Knoll

Price: $80 /700 mLProof: 80 Distiller: Mt. Uncle DistilleryOrigin: North Queensland, AustraliaAvailability: Australia [buy online here]Rating: There’s so much intrigue in here, it’s hard to

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