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Hibiscus Flower Botanical

Hibiscus Flower Botanical

Hibiscus Flower Botanical

A genus of flowering plants in the mallow family, Malvaceae. Genus is a large, several hundred species native to warm temperate, subtropical and tropical regions throughout the world. Considered a multipurpose plant that has health benefits.

Using of hibiscus flowers and maceration: dried hibiscus flowers (5 g; 22% dry weight) added to the alcoholic solution (80% w/w) in a jar, and then left to macerate for 10 days, at 10° C.

Notably found that hot water extracts hibiscus flavor better than alcohol.


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.

Hibiscus Flower Botanical!


Gin Botanical Infusion Kit

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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Ketelkraal Essences & Flavorants!

In 50ml and 500ml volumes. Giving you enhanced flavor and aroma since we know that’s what you want. Anything you distill will taste great!

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We also have other botanicals such as:

Chamomile Flower for distilling.

chamomile flower botanical

In brief Chamomile flower a popular choice for distilling. Notably a delicate and fragrant flower significantly adding a gentle sweet floral scent to any distilled spirit. Therefore distilling in several different ways. Like adding directly to the still. Infusing in a neutral vodka or infused in a sugar syrup. The delicate aroma of chamomile flower best captured in essential oil and often used to flavor liqueurs. In essence many distillers find the flavor to be quite mild when distilled, so often blended with other herbs or spices to increase the complexity of the flavor. Chamomile flower create a smooth and unusual flavor that is calming. Chamomile is known for its tranquility properties. The benefits of chamomile are derived through it’s antispasmodic properties, helping to relax muscular and nervous tension.

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