The drunken botanist by Amy Stewart Thursday October 10, 2013 @ 6PM AT JUNIPER RESTAURANT Tickets $10 (Includes appetizers, and a cash bar featuring cocktails inspired by recipes from the book) Call Juniper @ 970.926.7001 to make reservations
The drunken botanist by Amy Stewart
Who knew that horticulture was such an intoxicating subject? In her follow-up to the New York Times bestsellers Wicked Bugs and Wicked Plants, Amy Stewart explores the odd, unusual, and surprisingly common plants that have produced the world's greatest spirits.
Sake began with a grain of rice. Scotch emerged from barley, tequila from agave, rum from sugarcane, bourbon from corn. Thirsty yet? In 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 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.
Location: Street: 295 Main Street C101 City: Edwards, Province: Colorado Postal Code: 81632-7932 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)