bog myrtle


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bog myrtle

n
(Plants) another name for sweet gale
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Noun1.bog myrtle - perennial plant of Europe and America having racemes of white or purplish flowers and intensely bitter trifoliate leavesbog myrtle - perennial plant of Europe and America having racemes of white or purplish flowers and intensely bitter trifoliate leaves; often rooting at water margin and spreading across the surface
genus Menyanthes, Menyanthes - the type genus of the Menyanthaceae; one species: bogbeans
aquatic plant, hydrophyte, hydrophytic plant, water plant - a plant that grows partly or wholly in water whether rooted in the mud, as a lotus, or floating without anchorage, as the water hyacinth
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Made in a copper pot still known as Thumbelina and infused with Bog Myrtle, the heady brew has only gone on sale recently, but it is already selling well.
Caorunn gin is made at Balmenach whisky distillery on Speyside using a unique 1920s copper berry chamber and infused with coul blush apple and bog myrtle.
THE Yorkshire moors provide the bilberries, sweet hawthorne berries and spicy bog myrtle for Whittaker's Gin (PS31.
NORTHERN ACCENT Most famous for its bitter, the Yorkshire moors provide the bilberries, sweet hawthorne berries and spicy bog myrtle for Whittaker's Gin (PS31.
It's too labour intensive for that and relies on working with those ingredients which are locally sourced, such as the green juniper, the unromantically named bog myrtle and the Douglas fir.
Yellow flag iris adds a splash of bright yellow in May and June, along with the green foliage and brown and purple catkin flowers of bog myrtle, which is widely distributed throughout the reserve.
Bog myrtle also adds a rather sweet aroma to the air on non-windy days and it's easy to see why humans have found various uses for this peat-loving shrub over the centuries.
From traditional juniper--and citrus-accented London dry styles to the malty original Dutch version as well as newcomers infused with cucumber, lavender and bog myrtle, the gin category is experiencing a resurgence.
From traditional juniper- and citrus-accented London dry styles to the malty original Dutch version as well as newcomers infused with cucumber, lavender and bog myrtle, the gin category is experiencing a resurgence.
Many other plants have shown promise against mosquitoes, and among them are yarrow (Achillea millfolium), sweet Annie (Artemisia annua), hyssop (Hyssopus officinalis), German chamomile (Matricaria recutita), bog myrtle (Myrica gale), lantana, marsh tea (Ledum palustre), sassafras and sandalwood.
The brewery have also developed a winter stout - Myrica Gale - brewed with the added ingredient of Welsh Bog Myrtle.