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Aniseed Whole Botanical

Aniseed whole botanical.

Aniseed Whole

To sum it up Aniseed (Pimpinella anisum) an annual herb in the family Apiaceae. In fact it is native to the eastern Mediterranean region and Southwest Asia. Notably a common ingredient in many Western and Indian cuisines. Over all often it will be used to flavor confectionery and liqueurs. In essence Aniseed will be harvested for the seeds. In short they are used as a spice, as a flavoring for a liqueur, and as a medicinal plant. Altogether the aniseed plant obtains a very distinct, sweet, licorice-like flavor and aroma. After all the botanical name derived from the Latin word anisum, meaning “sweet-smelling”.

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Using Aniseed Whole Botanical In Distilling.

After all Aniseed whole ultimately excellent for distilling. Undoubtedly it gives a flavor profile of licorice, anise, and fennel . Crush the aniseed with a mortar and pestle or a spice grinder. After crushing, add to the pot still with the other ingredients. Add enough to impart a strong anise flavor and aroma, not so much that it overwhelms other flavors. Finally! The distillation process is complete. The anise-flavored distillate must be aged in a barrel to enhance the flavor and mellow the anise notes.

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Ultimately Ketelkraal provides this fantastic botanical, but a huge variety of other botanicals. Our biggest seller botanical wise! The Gin Botanical infusion kit! With this bad boy you just can’t not go wrong!


Ketelkraal is here to save the day. Giving our combinations to you. Noted that not only the botanicals that you choose make a signature distillate, also the way they react to each other. Significantly this will impact your end product. Create your own by experimenting with simple combinations and work a more complex blend with gaining experience.



In short the Botanicals used in this kit are used for gin recipes all over the world. Furthermore, requiring a botanical not part of this kit, get in touch! If we do not stock it, we can source it.

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