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The drunken botanist : the plants that create the world's great drinks

Author: Amy Stewart
Publisher: Chapel Hill, N.C. : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2013.
Series: Popular fiction & nonfiction anthology.; NC LIVE module.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Electronic books
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(DLC) 2012041725
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Stewart, Amy.
Drunken botanist.
Chapel Hill, N.C. : Algonquin Books of Chapel Hill, 2013
(DLC) 2012041725
(OCoLC)813301112
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Amy Stewart
ISBN: 1616201045 9781616201043
OCLC Number: 830627925
Notes: Includes charts.
Awards: Commended for IACP Crystal Whisk Award (Wine/Beer/Spirits) 2014
Short-listed for James Beard Foundation Book Awards (Beverage) 2014
Description: 1 online resource (xv, 381 pages) : illustrations
Contents: pt. I. We explore the twin alchemical processes of fermentation and distillation, from which wine, beer, and spirits issue forth --
pt. II. We then suffuse our creations with a wondrous assortment of nature's bounty --
pt. III. At last we venture into the garden, where we encounter a seasonal array of botanical mixers and garnishes to be introduced to the cocktail in its final stage of preparation.
Series Title: Popular fiction & nonfiction anthology.; NC LIVE module.
Responsibility: by Amy Stewart.

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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.
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"Amy Stewart has a way of making gardening seem exciting, even a little dangerous." --The New York Times "Many boozy books have been published over the years, spilling over with fun facts about Read more...

 
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