Orris root

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the fragrant rootstock of the orris.

See also: Orris

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Ingredients of the product are handpicked and foraged in various countries, with the gin made from infusing traditional juniper berries with botanicals of coriander, angelica root, grains of paradise, lemon, cinnamon, rowan berries, winter savoury, orris root powder and kaffir lime leaves.
Jasmine from China is infused for 24 hours with the spirit, together with juniper, coriander seeds, angelica root, orange peel, almond, liquorice, cassia bark and orris root. The infusion is then pot-stilled.
According to the producers, Mataroa is a mix of 'chamomile from the magnificent coasts of Cyprus, Greek mastic resin from Chios, delicate Moroccan mandarin, joyous Spanish orange, sophisticated Italian orris root, mystical Syrian bay leaf, spicy Tunisian coriander, sparkling Egyptian lemon peel, earthy Croatian juniper berries and heavenly sweet Turkish liquorice' -- the perfect Mediterranean gin journey!'
The recipe incorporates each of the following Raasay and traditional botanicals: juniper berries, rhubarb root, lemon peel, orange peel, coriander seeds, angelica root, liquorice root, orris root, cubeb pepper and tripledistilled Raasay spirit.
Indeed, The Bar sent everyone into a journey to the gardens of Andalusia, teeming with botanicals such as juniper, grapefruit, thyme, orris root, coriander, mint and almond.
Botanicals include elderflower, coriander seeds, Spanish orange peel, Italian lemon peel, Guatemalan green cardamom, grains of paradise from Africa, angelica root and orris root.
Beehive's Jack Rabbit Gin is made with juniper berries, lemon peel, sage leaves, coriander seeds, orris root, grains of paradise and rose petals.
Beefeater is a quintessential London dry; Seagram's has a slightly sweeter profile with hints of orange peel, cinnamon and lilac (the Seagram's Twisted variants feature flavors such as pineapple, peach and melon); the unique Plymouth Gin has Protected Geographical Indication status and lists orris root and angelica root among its botanicals.
Brockmans, he adds, is not the traditional London Dry style; botanicals include blueberries, blackberries, licorice, Bulgarian coriander, orris root and cassia bark "It appeals to those nurtured on vodka or who don't like that heavy juniper flavor," he says
Starting off as brandy, Bummer & Lazarus gin from San Francisco-based Raff Distillerie is redistilled and infused with the flavors of juniper berries, orris root, coriander seeds, angelica root, bitter orange peel, lemon peel, cinnamon bark and licorice root.
We had great fun in a vineyard in Perugia finding out how important orris root has been and still is as a constituent in perfume manufacture.
One ton of Iris rhizome produces two kilos of essential oil, also referred to as orris root butter, making it a highly priced substance, and its fragrance has been described as tenaciously flowery, heavy and woody.