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NLR - The Drunken Botanist: The Plants That Create the World's Great Drinks

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This fascinating concoction of biology, chemistry, history, etymology, and mixology - with more than fifty drink recipes and growing tips for gardeners - will make you the most popular guest at any cocktail party.

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The Drunken Botanist: The Plants That Create the World's Great Drinks


By Amy Stewart, 400 pages

A New York Times Bestseller

Sake began with a grain of rice. Scotch emerged from barley, tequila from agave, rum from sugarcane, bourbon from corn. In The Drunken Botanist, author Amy Stewart explores the dizzying array of herbs, flowers, trees, fruits, and fungi that humans have - through ingenuity, inspiration, and sheer desperation - contrived to transform into alcohol over the centuries.

Of all the extraordinary and obscure plants that have been fermented and distilled, a few are dangerous, some are downright bizarre, and one is as ancient as dinosaurs - but each represents a unique cultural contribution to our global drinking traditions and our history.

This fascinating concoction of biology, chemistry, history, etymology, and mixology - with more than fifty drink recipes and growing tips for gardeners - will make you the most popular guest at any cocktail party.

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