Botanical: Anise Myrtle

[caption id="attachment_8631" align="alignleft" width="390"] 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

Manly Spirits Australian Dry Gin

Last updated May 20th, 2018 by Aaron Knoll

Botanic Australis Gin

Last updated July 20th, 2015 by Aaron Knoll