The Drunken Botanist : The Plants that create the World's Great Drinks

The Drunken Botanist : The Plants that create the World's Great Drinks

By: Amy Stewart

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Sake began with a grain of rice. Scotch emerged from barley, tequila from agave, rum from sugarcane, bourbon from corn. Thirsty yet? In the New York Times best-selling book, The Drunken Botanist, 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 quirky guide explains the chemistry and botanical history of over 150 plants, trees, flowers and fruits, showing how they form the bases of our favourite cocktails. Amy Stewart offers gardeners growing tips and provides cocktail enthusiasts with 50 drink recipes, as well as a rounded knowledge of the processes and plants which go into popular concoctions.

Title: The Drunken Botanist : The Plants that create the World's Great Drinks

Author Name: Amy Stewart

Categories: Alcoholic, Botany, Botany, Flora & Botany,

Publisher: USA, Algonquin Books: 2015

ISBN Number: 1616200464

ISBN Number 13: 9781616200466

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Type: Book

Size: 21.0 x 15.7 x 3.0 cm

Kg: 0.77 Kg

Seller ID: 9781616200466

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