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  • The Drunken Botanist The Plants that Create the World's Great Drinks
  • Amy Stewart
  • English
  • 08 June 2020
  • 9781616200466

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Free read The Drunken Botanist The Plants that Create the World's Great Drinks ☆ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Istilled and they each represent a uniue cultural contribution to our global drinking traditions and our history Molasses was an essential ingredient in American independence when the British forced the colonies to buy British not French molasses for their New World rum making the settlers outrage kindled the American Revolution Rye which turns up in countless spirits is vulnerable to ergot which contains a precursor to LSD and some historians have speculated that the Salem witch trials occur. PreambleJune 2017I m buddy reading this with the victim of my attention Todd although he doesn t know it yet He doesn t even know I bought this book though he did know I was going to because when it came to our attention in the museum s gift shop and we both put it on our to read lists right then and there I promised I d get us a copy There was another book in the same display in which we were also interested DIY Bitters Reviving the Forgotten Flavor A Guide to Making Your Own Bitters for Bartenders Cocktail Enthusiasts Herbalists and More and I ve purchased that as well So my plan is to give that one to him while I read this one during my lunch breaks Todd reads sporadically so it will take him years to get through that which is perfect because my lunch break reading only happens in summer and fall and I get distracted a lot and it often takes me than a year to get a book read so we ll both have ample time to finish our fascinating tomes When we re done we ll swap Together we will learn all the things about making refreshing adult beverages out of plants It s going to be a great time for us It will not be a great time for Gabe because he thinks our projects are stupid but what does he know He spends his time doing dumb nerd stuff not science nerd stuff and science nerd stuff is the best stuff to doOne year laterThis isn t a buddy read any My victim and I broke up and we re just cordial acuaintances now that s a pun because this book is about liuorI have both books I will read them by myself and wish I had someone with whom I could discuss the contentsC est la vieButI finished this one and it is the perfect lunchtime reading book It s arranged in uick essay format starting with major botanical to alchemical plants such as wheat barley rice etc and moving on to lesser known plants that have been alcoholized like angelica chamomile coffee and pepper Every plant gets between 1 and 6 pages of description history fermentation process and anecdotesThere are recipes throughoutI enjoyed this a great deal both because it came in bite sized pieces and because I am a plant enthusiast as well as a amateur mixologist lies I just like making drinks I don t know anything about it though so everything in here was super fascinating to me Training for the New Alpinism uniue cultural contribution to our global drinking traditions and our history Molasses was an essential ingredient in American independence when the British forced the colonies to buy British not French molasses for their New World rum making the settlers outrage kindled the American Revolution Rye which turns Greek Mythology up in countless spirits is vulnerable to ergot which contains a precursor to LSD and some historians have speculated that the Salem witch trials occur. PreambleJune 2017I m buddy reading this with the victim of my attention Todd although he doesn t know it yet He doesn t even know I bought this book though he did know I was going to because when it came to our attention in the museum s gift shop and we both put it on our to read lists right then and there I promised I d get Warrior Women us a copy There was another book in the same display in which we were also interested DIY Bitters Reviving the Forgotten Flavor A Guide to Making Your Own Bitters for Bartenders Cocktail Enthusiasts Herbalists and More and I ve purchased that as well So my plan is to give that one to him while I read this one during my lunch breaks Todd reads sporadically so it will take him years to get through that which is perfect because my lunch break reading only happens in summer and fall and I get distracted a lot and it often takes me than a year to get a book read so we ll both have ample time to finish our fascinating tomes When we re done we ll swap Together we will learn all the things about making refreshing adult beverages out of plants It s going to be a great time for Michael Collins us It will not be a great time for Gabe because he thinks our projects are stupid but what does he know He spends his time doing dumb nerd stuff not science nerd stuff and science nerd stuff is the best stuff to doOne year laterThis isn t a buddy read any My victim and I broke Loretta Rose up and we re just cordial acuaintances now that s a pun because this book is about liuorI have both books I will read them by myself and wish I had someone with whom I could discuss the contentsC est la vieButI finished this one and it is the perfect lunchtime reading book It s arranged in A Season of Ten Thousand Noses uick essay format starting with major botanical to alchemical plants such as wheat barley rice etc and moving on to lesser known plants that have been alcoholized like angelica chamomile coffee and pepper Every plant gets between 1 and 6 pages of description history fermentation process and anecdotesThere are recipes throughoutI enjoyed this a great deal both because it came in bite sized pieces and because I am a plant enthusiast as well as a amateur mixologist lies I just like making drinks I don t know anything about it though so everything in here was super fascinating to me

Free download The Drunken Botanist The Plants that Create the World's Great DrinksThe Drunken Botanist The Plants that Create the World's Great Drinks

Free read The Drunken Botanist The Plants that Create the World's Great Drinks ☆ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Red because girls poisoned by ergot had seizures that made townspeople think they d been bewitched Then there's the tale of the thirty year court battle that took place over the trademarking of Angostura bitters which may or may not actually contain bark from the Angostura treeWith a delightful two color vintage style interior over fifty drink recipes growing tips for gardeners and advice that carries Stewart's trademark wit this is the perfect gift for gardeners and cocktail aficionados alik. As the subtitle says this is about the plants behind alcoholic beverages Besides the obvious candidates such as barley grapes rice agave etc that form the backbone of drinks the author also covers various flavoring agents so that we hear about vanilla and cocoa and allspice and cinchona The author is at pains to tell us that her coverage is by no means exhaustive but it is comprehensive She delves into the botany of the plants and how different species can contribute different flavors or must be eschewed entirely due to toxicity or simply unpleasant tastes the history of the plants and their mutations over the centuries archeological findings supporting speculations about the origins of some favorite beverages recipes for DIY and growing tips for would be gardenersThrough all this her writing is approachable and entertaining Another reviewer compared her to Mary Roach and I agree that s a fair comparison The book is also replete with fascinating trivia eg When Coca Cola made its ill fated switch to New Coke the Wall Street Journal reported that the economy of Madagascar nearly collapsed because of the sudden drop in demand for vanilla The company refused as always to comment on its secret formula but the inference was that the original Coke recipe called for vanilla and the new version did not It was perhaps than I ever needed or even wanted to know but I m glad that I read it 2 Dalawa us that her coverage is by no means exhaustive but it is comprehensive She delves into the botany of the plants and how different species can contribute different flavors or must be eschewed entirely due to toxicity or simply Managerial Decision Making unpleasant tastes the history of the plants and their mutations over the centuries archeological findings supporting speculations about the origins of some favorite beverages recipes for DIY and growing tips for would be gardenersThrough all this her writing is approachable and entertaining Another reviewer compared her to Mary Roach and I agree that s a fair comparison The book is also replete with fascinating trivia eg When Coca Cola made its ill fated switch to New Coke the Wall Street Journal reported that the economy of Madagascar nearly collapsed because of the sudden drop in demand for vanilla The company refused as always to comment on its secret formula but the inference was that the original Coke recipe called for vanilla and the new version did not It was perhaps than I ever needed or even wanted to know but I m glad that I read it

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Free read The Drunken Botanist The Plants that Create the World's Great Drinks ☆ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB Every great drink starts with a plant Sake began with a grain of rice Scotch emerged from barley Gin was born from a conifer shrub when a Dutch physician added oil of juniper to a clear spirit believing that juniper berries would cure kidney disorders The Drunken Botanist uncovers the enlightening botanical history and the fascinating science and chemistry of over 150 plants flowers trees and fruits and even one fungusSome of the most extraordinary and obscure plants have been fermented and d. I was so relieved to learn that I wouldn t have to root around in emu droppings in order to enjoy a uandong cocktailAmy Stewart is sort of the Mary Roach of the plant world but not uite as funny I m of a botanist than a boozer so I was most interested in the history and folklore of the plants It s uite a revelation though to see the variety of plants that are used in alcoholic beverages If you like to make exotic cocktails from pricey liueurs and liuors you could throw one hell of a party with the recipes in this book She even gives some gardening advice so you can grow the plants you ll use in your boozy concoctions