Found near the sea, often on coastal headlands. Native of Western Australia, South Australia, Victoria, Tasmania and New South Wales. Apart from vodkas and gins, there are six liqueurs in the range and they feature locally sourced native juniper (boobialla, Myoporum insulare), samphire (lending the vodka an unsual salty flavour), lemons, honey, wild fennel and herbs. Kangaroo Island Spirits looks to Port Adelaide to bolster gin business Primary Industries Craft distillery Kangaroo Island Spirits is setting up a warehouse in Port Adelaide to provide a mainland base for its expanding operations and to offer master classes to cater for a seemingly insatiable thirst for boutique gin. Native juniper or blueberry tree is a flowering plant in the figwort family Scrophulariaceae. Plants can be grown as a hedge or screen, tolerating maritime exposure. The Hypothesis Bush Gin: A gin produced exclusively through distillation and is made using a foundation of classic botanicals, but is augmented with botanicals endemic to Australia. Adelaide-based distiller Never Never Distilling won silver medals for its Southern Strength and Triple Juniper gins, while Tanunda-based Seppeltsfield Road Distillers were awarded a silver medal for its House Gin and a bronze for its Barossa Dry Gin. A gin lover’s gin. Myoporum insulare TASTE: astringent yet sweet Q Quandong Santalum acuminatum TASTE: sour, salty peach Bt Bush tomato Solanum centrale TASTE: caramel tamarillo with spicy after taste Wr Wild rosella* TASTE: tart Rfl This small batch Australian Gin is distilled uniquely with a combination of common juniper,(Juniper communis) and Kangaroo Island native juniper (myoporum insulare), fashioned in the style of a London Dry Gin. Available for sale from the following nurseries. Each of these is individually hand-crafted by Jon & Sarah, with obvious passion. Two questions. ONE of Australia’s first dedicated gin distilleries will begin ramping up production in the next few weeks following the arrival of a new still. Distilled with a blend of ‘native’ juniper (Boobialla-Myoporum insulare) and Italian common juniper, coriander and 10 other traditional Gin botanicals, produces a light and floral Gin not shy of Juniper. The tonic's effects are enhanced by drinking gin as it requires gin or alcohol to make the alakaloids more available to the human body. Jon and Sarah Lark run Kangaroo Island Spirits in South Australia, and use two local indigenous plants – Myoporum insulare, or native juniper, and Olearia axillaris, coastal daisy bush or wild rosemary – as botanicals in their gin. Old Tom boasts a distinctly Australian flavor enhanced by the inclusion of foliage from the coastal Daisy bush (olearia axillaris), native Juniper (myoporum insulare) and locally grown Lemon Myrtle and Aniseed Myrtle leaves. It boasts a distinctly Australian flavour enhanced by the inclusion of foliage from the coastal daisy bush ( olearia axillaris ), native juniper ( myoporum insulare ) and locally grown lemon and aniseed myrtles. I got a small plantation of boobialla ( native juniper ) planted but it grows mad all around town. Lark said the new 300-litre pot still featured a Carter head specifically designed for > Myoporum boninense – Coastal Boobialla $ 7.50 – $ 10.50 Low growing vigorous bushy shrub to 50cm x 3m wide with glossy foliage, white flowers and purple fruit. But more on that later. WWW.NATURALAREA.COM.AU P A G E 1 Natural Area Nursery has propagation for 2020 well underway. ‘Gin Gin Gem’ Pimelea ferruginea Anigozanthus manglesii huegelii - Dwarf Form Acacia lasiocarpa ‘prostrate’ Jacksonia sericea Dampiera linearis Myoporum insulare - Prostrate Form Daviesia triflora Eramaea pauciflora Petrophile It boasts a distinctly Australian flavour enhanced by the inclusion of foliage from the coastal Daisy bush (olearia axillaris), native Juniper (myoporum insulare) and locally grown Lemon Myrtle and Aniseed myrtle. ABN: 23 008 132 689 Their KIS Wild Gin uses Myoporum insulare, aka common boobialla, which adds a citrusy and creamy note. Wild Gin was awarded an outstanding silver medal and the KIS Whisky Barrel Gin was awarded bronze. Kangaroo Island Spirits (KIS), located on a pristine island off the coast of South Australia, has taken delivery of a 300-litre pot still and hopes it will eventually allow the business to increase production by up to 10 fold. The distillery at Cygnet River now produces two vodkas, liqueurs and up to six gins including Old Tom Gin, which took out the Champion Gin Trophy at the Australian Distilled Spirits Awards in April. All are distilled on site, and as many of the ingredients that can be sourced locally are such as the native Juniper berry (boobialla, Myoporum insulare) , Samphire, Wild Fennel and honey. This artisan distiller harvests wild native juniper (Myoporum insulare) and blends it with other hand roasted botanicals, many of which are grown on the island. Kangaroo Island Spirits, located on a pristine island off the coast of South Australia, has taken delivery of a 300-litre pot still and hopes it will eventually allow the … Myoporum caprarioides Myoporum insulare Myoporum insulare - prostrate Myoporum parvifolium Myoporum parvifolium purpurea Neurachne alopecuroidea Nitraria billardierei Nuytsia floribunda Nuytsia floribunda 1.5L Rocket Pots Myoporum insulare is referred to as the ‘Coast Boobialla’ the waxy leaves make it salt tolerant. Distilled with a blend of ‘native’ juniper (Boobialla-Myoporum insulare) and Italian common juniper, coriander and 10 other traditional Gin botanicals, produces a light and floral Gin not shy of Juniper. This salt tolerant fruiting shrub is native to Western Australia, South Australia, Victoria, Tasmania and New South Wales growing wild on dunes, coastal cliffs and mangrove fringes. 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