May 2011: On a trip with Bombay Sapphire to Tuscany, we visited an orris root farm. The roots of the iris flower grow beneath olive trees. Read more about orris harvesting and preparation for use in gin here.
Camper English is a cocktails and spirits writer for publications including Saveur (Contributing Drinks Editor), Details.com (Cocktail Columnist), Whisky Advocate, PopSci.com, Drinks International, and many more. Learn about Camper and Alcademics, or read clips of his published work.