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

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By: Amy Stewart (Author)

381 pages, b/w illustrations

Timber Press

Hardback | Sep 2016 | #206284 | ISBN-13: 9781604694765
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This quirky guide, The Drunken Botanist, 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.

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Amy Stewart is the bestselling author of five books on the pleasures (and perils) presented by the natural world including Wicked Plants and Wicked Bugs, also published by Timber Press. She lives in Eureka, California, where she and her husband own an antiquarian bookstore.

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